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Erin C. Blondel

Associate, Ellis & Winters LLP

Erin Blondel assists clients in complex matters before trial courts, appellate courts, and federal agencies. In those matters, Ms. Blondel has helped major financial institutions, hedge funds, and government contractors in a range of complex commercial, financial, and bankruptcy disputes. In 2013, she filed a pro bono amicus brief in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case United States v. Windsor that the Supreme Court cited approvingly.

Ms. Blondel has practiced in New York and Washington D.C. In New York, she served as an associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP. In Washington, she practiced at Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP, an appellate and complex litigation boutique. Prior to practice Ms. Blondel clerked for Chief Judge Sandra L. Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Ms. Blondel grew up in northern Ohio and earned her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. She graduated summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, from Duke Law School, where she was an Executive Editor for the Duke Law Journal. Ms. Blondel has also earned a M.St. in English Literature from Jesus College, Oxford University.

Ms. Blondel is a classically trained ballet dancer, and she continues to support ballet and the arts.


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