Attorneys & Staff

Erin Auerbach, Esquire
Of Counsel

phone 202-965-3652
800-914-8212 (Toll Free)
fax 202-965-8913
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Erin Auerbach joined Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC as Of Counsel in September 2017.  Her current practice focuses on representing public charter schools in the District of Columbia on issues related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  Prior to joining the firm as Of Counsel, Ms. Auerbach worked for the firm as an Associate from 2010-2016 assisting state and local educational agencies as well as postsecondary institutions with various federal education matters, including matters related to the IDEA and SSection 504.  Ms. Auerbach successfully represented local charter schools in due process litigation and in the resolution of civil rights complaints.

Previously, Ms. Auerbach served as a law clerk to the Honorable Carol Ann Dalton at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.  During law school, Ms. Auerbach worked at the Public Defender’s Service for the District of Columbia, Civil Legal Services Division where she assisted in advocating for juvenile clients under the IDEA.  Ms. Auerbach also worked for the U.S. House of Representatives, Office of the General Counsel where she aided in representing the institutional interests of the House.

Ms. Auerbach received her Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies from the University of Maryland in 2004 and graduated from American University, Washington College of Law in 2009.

Areas of Practice:

Administrative Hearings & AdjudicationAdministrative InvestigationsColleges & UniversitiesPrivate SchoolsPublic SchoolsRegulatory EnforcementSpecial Education

Bar Admissions:

District of Columbia, 2011
Maryland, 2009 (Inactive)

Education:

American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.JD

University of Maryland, College Park, MDB.A.Honors: College Park Scholars ProgramHonors: Phi Beta Kappa Honors


Past Employment Experiences

D.C. Superior Court, Washington, D.C.,  Law Clerk to the Honorable Carol Ann Dalton, August 2009 –May 2010

Albright & Rhodes, LLC, Rockville, MD, Paralegal, December 2008 to June 2009

Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., Law Clerk – Civil Legal Services Division, September 200  to December 2008

American University, Washington College of Law, General Practice Clinic, Washington, D.C. Student Attorney, September 2008 to December 2008

Office of the General Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Law Clerk, November 2006 to August 2008

Teach for America/Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore, MD, Elementary School Teacher, July 2004 to June 2005