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Erin Dickinson

Erin Dickinson is an owner and founding partner of Crueger Dickinson LLC, who left a large law firm partnership to litigate cases from a different platform. She practices large, high stakes litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country, including serving in leadership roles in large multi-district litigation and nation-wide class action cases. Most recently, Ms. Dickinson was elected to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee chosen to lead the nationwide opiate litigation on behalf of over one-thousand municipal governments. In Re.: National Prescription Opiate Litigation MDL 2804. She has represented clients from individuals to government entities to fortune 500 companies and has tried multiple complex cases to jury verdict, most recently serving as lead trial counsel for a class of over 7000 pension holders that resulted in a unanimous jury verdict for her clients. Ms. Dickinson is currently representing clients in water contamination cases as a result of aqueous film-forming foam that have been consolidated in multi-district litigation.

Representative Professional Experience

  • Elected to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee chosen to lead the nationwide opiate litigation on behalf of over one-thousand municipal governments. In Re.: National Prescription Opiate Litigation MDL 2804.

  • Represents clients in water contamination cases as a result of aqueous film-forming foam consolidated in 2:18-mn-02873-RMG In Re Aqueous Film-Forming Foams Products Liability Litigation MDL 2873

  • Lead trial counsel and co-lead counsel for class of pension holders that resulted in a unanimous jury verdict affecting a pension valued at over $1 billion dollars (currently pending appeal). Jammal, et. al., v. American Family Insurance Group, et. al., No. 1:13-CV-437 (N.D. of Ohio)

  • Lead counsel in a variety of multi-district litigation and class action cases in a variety of areas including ERISA, environmental, products liability, financial fraud and civil RICO issues, including the following litigation currently pending in federal courts around the country:

    • In Re.: National Prescription Opiate Litigation, Case No. MDL 2804 (N.D. Ohio) (multi-district litigation on behalf of counties and cities)

    • Campbell et al v. Tyco Fire Products LP et al., Case No. 2:19-cv-00422 (S.D.S.C. 2019) (multi-district litigation- aqueous film-forming foam)

    • Duane Goldsmith et al. v. Tyco Fire Products L.P., et al. Case. No. 18-cv-276 (WI 2019)( aqueous film-forming foam litigation)

    • Walid Jammal, et al., v. American Family Insurance Group, et al., Case No. l:13- cv-437 (N.D. Ohio)(ERISA class action)

    • Varga v. General Electric Company et al. NDNY Case Number: 1:18-cv-01449- GLS-DJS (N.D.N.Y.)(financial fraud class action)

    • Cecil Goff, et al., v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, et al., Case No. l:17- cv-7358 (S.D. Ohio)(ERISA class action)

    • Irene Parry, et al., v. Farmers Insurance Exchange, et al., Case No. BC683856 Superior Court of Ca., County of Los Angeles, (ERISA class action)

    • Timothy Rikkers, et al., v. Menard Inc., Case No. l:17-cv-1208 (E.D. Wis.)(false advertising class action)

    • Tamara Lohr, et al. v. Nissan North America, Inc., et al., Case No. 2:16-cv- 01023-RSM (W.D. WA) (products liability class action)

    • Reichardt, et al. v. Electrolux Home Products, Inc., Case No. l:17-CV-219 (E.D. Wis.) (products liability class action)

    • Koenig, et al., v. Vizio, Inc., Case No. BC702266 (Superior Court of Ca., County of Los Angeles)

Education

University of Texas School of Law (J.D. 2000)
University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A., with honors, 1996)