Erin Friel Elmore - Counsel

Erin graduated summa cum laude from The University of Texas School of Law in 2000. Erin was Vice Chancellor of the class of 2000, a distinction awarded to the second in her class. She was also a member of the Texas Law Review.

She joined Vinson & Elkins in 2000 and practiced complex commercial litigation with a focus on antitrust, commercial arbitration, and securities law, primarily litigating on behalf of large corporate clients.

After taking time off to raise her two children, Erin returned to the practice of law with Henneman Rau Kirklin & Smith LLP in 2019 and will be focusing on counseling financial advisors and financial institutions in employment disputes, business transitions, regulatory compliance and customer disputes.

  • Texas A&M, B.A. Business Administration, cum laude, 1997
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2000
  • President of the St. Stephen’s Episcopal School Parent Teacher Organization 2017-2018, 2018-2019
  • Room Parent: West University Elementary and St. Stephen’s Episcopal School

In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with her children, Ellie and Jake, and their two rescue dogs. She enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, painting, reading and yoga