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Erin E. Rome

Associate

erin-romeErin Rome is an associate at the firm, concentrating her practice in business litigation, business law, and appellate practice. Erin is an experienced trial attorney at Haley Palmersheim, and has guided multiple clients through the process from filing the complaint to representing them at jury trials. Prior to joining Haley Palmersheim, Erin served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable JoAnne Kloppenburg at the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Erin’s litigation work has included franchise and dealer disputes under Wisconsin’s Fair Dealership Law, as well as contract disputes and other business matters.

In addition to her litigation work, Erin also routinely assists clients with transactional matters. This involves advising clients on business start-ups, reviewing and drafting contracts, and representing clients dealing with business transitions such as buying and selling businesses. Erin also has experience representing clients on employment-related matters, including reviewing and drafting employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.

Erin graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School, during which time she participated in a number of legal clerkships and internships. Erin worked as a legal intern for the Frank J. Remington Center’s Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Project, where she represented incarcerated individuals on a wide range of post-conviction legal issues. Erin also served as a legal intern for the Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office, working in both the Madison and Milwaukee offices. As an intern with the Public Defender’s Office, Erin represented clients at all stages of the criminal trial process and in juvenile proceedings. During law school, Erin was also active in mock trial, and she served on the board of the Public Interest Law Foundation.

Erin received her undergraduate degree from Marquette University, graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts in Social Welfare and Justice and Spanish. While in college, Erin served as a social work intern for the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee, where she worked with children placed in foster care.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin, J.D.
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2010, B.A.
  • Honors: Summa Cum laude

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Legal Association for Women Lawyers, Member
  • Dane County Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Legal Assistance Committee, Member
  • Western District of Wisconsin, serves as pro bono counsel in matters involving the constitutional rights of prison inmates.

Honors and Awards

  • Order of the Coif
  • Dean’s Academic Achievement Award, University of Wisconsin Law School

Contact Information

Phone: (608) 836-6400
Fax: (608) 836-9697
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