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Erin McCampbell focuses her practice on appellate litigation.  She practices in federal and state appellate courts and serves as a member of the Second Circuit Court of Appeal’s CJA panel.  Ms. McCampbell draws from her significant experience as a former law clerk to federal district and circuit judges to guide her clients through the appellate process. Clients benefit from her intimate understanding of the judicial decision making process and skillful legal writing.

In addition to Ms. McCampbell's clerkships, prior to joining Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, she was a litigation associate in Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's New York Office.


Clerkships

  • Honorable Robert E. Cowen, Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Honorable Dora L. Irizarry, District Judge for the Eastern District of New York
  • Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto, District Judge for the Eastern District of New York


Education

  • Washington and Lee University of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2006
    Senior Articles Editor, Law Review
    Law Review-Law Council Award for Best Student Note
  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., summa cum laude, 2001


Publications

  • Tipping the Scales: Seeking Death Through Comparative Value Arguments, 63 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 379 (2006)


Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist for CLE, Writing the Winning Brief: Tips from the Bench and Bar


Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of New York
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana


Professional Activities

  • Member, the Board of Directors of the Western New York Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York

Erin McCampbell is called upon by various media outlets to provide analysis on legal matters making local and national headlines. The following are links to some of the stories featuring Ms. McCampbell's commentary and legal analysis:

Analysis of Supreme Court Decision on Travel Ban, legal analysis for NBC News affiliate WGRZ

‘Writing the Winning Brief’ CLE attracts judicial heavy hitters, commentary for the Buffalo Law Journal

Appeals: Some attorneys see case through, others make referrals, featured in the Buffalo Law Journal Special Report on Appellate Practice 

Appellate court broadcasts ensure transparency, featured in the Buffalo Law Journal Special Report on Appellate Practice

Importance of brief shouldn’t silence oral argument, featured in the Buffalo Law Journal Special Report on Appellate Practice

Super Lawyers "Rising Stars"
Named to Upstate New York Super Lawyers "Rising Stars;" no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in any state have this distinction