Erin Liotta earned her J.D. from Berkeley Law in 2011. As a student, she worked at the East Bay Community Law Center, participated in the Domestic Violence Practicum, and authored a Comment for the Berkeley Journal of Gender Law and Justice. Following law school, she worked for four years as a staff attorney at the National Center for Youth Law, where she focused on impact litigation on behalf of children and youth in the child welfare and mental health systems. In 2015, she became a law clerk at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Prior to law school, Erin worked as a middle school teacher in Shanghai, China, and was Grants and Contracts Manager for the Civil Practice of the Legal Aid Society of New York. Erin earned her B.A. from Yale University, where she was awarded the William Pickens Prize by the Department of African American Studies.
Erin has mentored public interest students through Berkeley Law’s Career Development Office and through the Womxn of Color Collective. She is conversant in Italian and is an active participant at a local cooperative preschool.
B.A., Yale University (2004)
J.D., UC Berkeley School of Law (2011)