Erin B. Newman

Senior Counsel

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  • Biography

    Erin Newman is a Senior Counsel in the San Francisco office and is a member of the Insurance practice group.  

    Erin joined GRSM in 2021 after 15 years as an appellate judicial attorney in the First District Court of Appeal.  Having drafted over 400 appellate opinions in both civil and criminal appeals, Erin brought with her substantive knowledge on a wide range of subject matters, including insurance coverage, as well as exceptional writing and analytical skills.  Her experience also includes time spent as an associate in a boutique insurance law firm and as a superior court law and motion research attorney.  

    Erin’s current practice involves insurance coverage matters in federal and state courts.


    • California
    • U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, and Centrals Districts of California
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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    J.D., cum laude, Boston University School of Law

    B.A., political science, University of California, Berkeley