Lecturer; Principal, NEO Law Group
Erin Bradrick is a Principal at NEO Law Group, where she provides corporate, governance, charitable trust, and tax counsel solely to nonprofits and exempt organizations. Erin was recognized as the “2018 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer - Young Attorney” by the American Bar Association Nonprofit Organizations Committee. In 2017, Erin was also awarded the American Bar Association’s “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers” award by the Young Lawyers Division. Erin writes extensively on legal issues impacting the nonprofit sector, including as a regular columnist for The Daily Journal, California's largest legal news provider. She is also a regular contributor to publications such as the Nonprofit Law Blog, The Nonprofit Quarterly, Taxation of Exempts, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, and the American Bar Association’s Business Law Today, among others.
Erin is deeply committed to supporting and strengthening nonprofits and the sector at large and has led various advocacy efforts to this end. She also frequently speaks on nonprofit legal issues to various audiences, including at multiple BoardSource Leadership Forums, the Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations, the National Network of Fiscal Sponsors gathering, the ABA Business Law Section Conference, and numerous other live and webinar engagements. She often conducts trainings for nonprofit staffs on lobbying, advocacy, and election-related activities and for nonprofit Boards of Directors on a range of governance issues. She is also an assistant professor at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in the M.A. in Philanthropy and Development program.
Prior to joining NEO Law Group, Erin was a litigator with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where she worked on a number of complex commercial litigation matters. In addition, Erin clerked for the Honorable Dana M. Sabraw in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Erin is a graduate of UCLA, summa cum laude in Women’s Studies and Political Science, and Yale Law School, where she was Submissions Director and Symposium Coordinator of the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism. She is admitted to practice law in the states of California and New York.
- B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
- J.D., Yale University