Erin M. Carter assists clients in a variety of environmental litigation matters and provides counsel on regulatory and transactional matters. She is a member of the firm’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Group. Erin has represented clients in complex environmental litigation, with an emphasis on Superfund cost recovery and contribution actions. She also assists clients in the management of environmental risks associated with acquisitions and divestitures. Erin advises clients on permitting and regulatory matters, including Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), California's Prop 65, and emerging matters related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
While attending law school, Erin served in internships with both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the Justice Department, where she interpreted statutory and regulatory provisions regarding environmental issues related to the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, TSCA, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, RCRA, and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.
Pro Bono Experience
Board Memberships & Community Service
Yale Field Hockey Association, Communications Chair, 2013-present
Co-author, "TSCA Compliance Guide & Service," a quarterly publication reporting the latest TSCA updates, 2016-2019
University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D. 2016)
Articles Editor, The North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology
Environmental Law Project, President, 2014-2015
Mentor, Women in Law
Yale University (B.A., Environmental Studies, 2012)
Captain, Varsity Field Hockey