Erin R. Katz


Erin R. Katz


Erin R. Katz

An accomplished litigator with more than a decade of experience, Erin Katz is a valuable member of Zausmer’s Insurance Defense practice group, focusing on general liability, first-party no-fault, and third-party negligence matters.

Erin is detail-oridented, and clients know they can depend on her to know their case inside and out.  She has successfully defended claims including product liability, wrongful death, personal injury, construction contracts, electrocution, and multimillion-dollar franchise disputes.

Erin began her career at a mid-sized firm specializing in real estate and title curative litigation.  She then moved to several large firms, where she focused her practice on consumer financial services, trucking and transportation, and general and auto negligence litigation. Erin also gained valuable experience as a in-house counsel with a national insurance company, where she assisted in the development of a specialized litigation unit to address discovery from overly aggressive opposing counsel.

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Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan


Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2008

  • Law Review, Managing Editor and Managing Associate Editor
  • Moot Court
  • Teaching Assistant, Scholarly Writing


University of Michigan
Bachelor of Arts, 2004

Professional Groups

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association