EDUCATIONBrooklyn Law School
ADMISSIONSNew York (2009)
U.S. Courts of Appeals:
- Second Circuit (2011)
- Ninth Circuit (2010)
U.S. District Courts:
- S.D.N.Y. (2009)
Erin H. Woods
As Co-Director of Institutional Investor Relations and the head of BFA’s Claims Filing Team, Erin leads institutional investor outreach, advises pension funds and other entities on current and potential cases, and assists those entities in recovering investment losses through the filing of settlement claim forms.With more than 8 years of experience in the class action industry, Ms. Woods leads institutional investor outreach and advises pension funds and other entities on lawsuits concerning violations of U.S. and non-U.S. securities and investment laws, antitrust and consumer laws, and securities class action settlements.
Prior to joining BFA, Ms. Woods was a Director of Business Development for the Garden City Group, LLC, where she provided plaintiffs’ and defense counsel comprehensive, accurate, and practical approaches to class action and mass tort settlement administration.
As an associate at Labaton Sucharow LLP for over four years, Ms. Woods litigated securities class actions such as In re Celestica Inc. Securities Litigation, In re NovaGold Resources Inc. Securities Litigation, which resulted in a cross-border settlement that was at the time the largest settlement under Canada’s securities class action laws, and two related cases against OppenheimerFunds Inc. that resulted in a $100 million settlement.
Ms. Woods is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA).