Erin Campbell Kadowaki

Los Angeles

Erin Kadowaki is an associate in the firm’s Finance Department, focusing her practice on real estate finance matters. Erin frequently represents clients including alternative lenders, insurance companies, and regional banks in a variety of financing transactions secured by commercial real estate and mortgage notes.

Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Erin worked as a compliance consultant, assisting registered investment advisers with regulatory compliance issues including SEC/state registration, drafting of disclosure documents, compliance program adoption and implementation, marketing material review, and annual compliance testing.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Erin’s pro bono work has focused on financing and general corporate matters, including assisting a community health center in New York with obtaining construction financing for a new patient clinic and headquarters and advising a nonprofit booster club in California on its bylaws.

Board Memberships & Community Service

Court-Appointed Special Advocate, CASA of Orange County, 2014-2017



University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (J.D. 2020)
Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award (Real Estate Finance, Fall 2019)
American College of Mortgage Attorneys Award (Real Estate Finance, Fall 2019)

California State University, Long Beach (B.S. Business Administration – Finance, Real Estate, and Law, summa cum laude, 2007)
Student Portfolio Manager, CSULB College of Business Student Managed Investment Fund