Erin Gibson Allen defends businesses in workplace law disputes, advises them on the compliance aspects of a wide range of federal and state employment laws and agency regulations, and counsels on all aspects of their employment relationships.
Before joining Fisher Phillips, Erin was a partner at a regional firm where she represented employers in various workplace matters including management training, workplace investigations, strike contingency planning, defense of FLSA claims, and government investigations. She also has experience representing employers in antitrust matters and complex litigation.
Erin served as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania after earning her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she was an inaugural member of the Health Law Clinic and served as president of the Pitt Law Women’s Association.
Erin regularly speaks on career development, cultivating leadership skills, and board service. Erin has been interviewed on career development by The New York Times and BBC News and has been a guest speaker at professional events and on various podcasts. In 2011 Erin worked with the Pittsburgh legal community to create a program to offer education, training, and resources for attorneys seeking to re-enter the profession after a career break. Her effort led to the creation of “Back to the Bar,” an initiative run by the Allegheny County Bar Association. She also speaks at various law schools to help students navigate a successful entry to the legal profession.