Erin Meyer


Erin M. Meyer (she/her) is the Pro Bono Counsel at Cooley LLP, where she manages the firm’s pro bono practice. Prior to joining Cooley, Erin was the Pro Bono Counsel at Proskauer Rose LLP and, before that, she was a Senior Litigation Associate at Hogan Lovells US LLP. Erin is a graduate of Columbia College, where she majored in Women’s & Gender Studies, and Columbia Law School, where she was an editor of Columbia’s Journal of Gender & Law and a legal intern with Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund. Her passion for Immigration Equality’s life-saving work began when she won her first pro bono LGBTQ asylum case as a law student in Columbia’s Sexuality & Gender Law Clinic. After graduating law school, Erin was an Affiliated Attorney with Lambda Legal’s Transgender Rights Project, where she worked on matters advancing equal access to healthcare for transgender people. Erin currently serves on the board of the Jim Collins Foundation, a nonprofit that funds gender-affirming surgeries for transgender people who need them, and mentors pro bono lawyers handling dozens of Immigration Equality asylum case.