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Erin Lancaster McDermit

Erin Lancaster McDermit

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Employment & Labor

About Me

As a lawyer and a member of the California State Bar, my conduct is regulated by California’s Rules of Professional Conduct. Those rules apply to communications, solicitations and advertising, and also to testimonials and endorsements. The contents of my profile may be considered to be a communication or solicitation under Rule 1-400. Any recommendations, testimonials or endorsements found in my profile do not amount to a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of any legal matter for which I might be retained, or in which I might become involved.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
    3 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 50%
    3 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. When I knew Erin in law school, she was one of the most hardworking and smart students I knew. I enjoyed studying with her because she always stayed on task.


    Lilanthi Ravishankar
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Shuman Snyder LLP

525 Middlefield Road Suite 100
Menlo Park, CA, 94025




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
CALI Award in Employment LawCALI/Santa Clara University School of Law2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyShuman Snyder LLP2012 - Present
AttorneyThoits, Love, Hershberger & McLean2006 - 2012
Electronic Discovery Project Manager/Contract AttorneyTechnology Company2005 - 2006
Marketing/Packaging ManagerBay Area Publishing Companies1992 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Stevenson HouseMember, Board of Directors2010 - 2011
Palo Alto Chamber of CommerceMember, Board of Directors2010 - Present
Shelter Network of San Mateo County/Finance and Personnel CommitteeMember2007 - 2010
Silicon Valley Capmpaign for Legal Services Amicus CommitteeMember2006 - 2008

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty case, defending Company and Officers against claims by former PresidentSettled
Refund of Taxes assessed pursuant to IRC 1033Prevailing Party

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawN/AN/AN/A
Mills CollegeCommunications/Journalism, with honorsN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Employment Law RountableEmployment Law2012
2012 Employment Law Update2012 Employment Law Update2012
Private EventSexual Harassment Training for California Supervisors2009
Private EventADA Accomodations for Students and Employees2009