Erin McCool is a Member in the Wenatchee office, where her practice emphasizes general litigation, employment & labor law, and land use & water law. Prior to joining Ogden Murphy Wallace, Erin was a civil litigator in Portland, Oregon with The Law Offices of Daniel Snyder where she primarily focused on employment litigation and civil rights law. Before that, Erin clerked for the Honorable Rex Armstrong on the Oregon Court of Appeals.
Erin is licensed to practice in Oregon and Washington and is also a licensed Private Investigator. She graduated from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. During law school, Erin earned honors in Legal Skills, co-chaired the Public Service Fund, and was the Senior Articles Editor for the Journal of Environmental Law & Policy. She was awarded the 2005 Gambrell Professionalism Award by her law school. Erin received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in Environmental Science. She is also a licensed Private Investigator.
Erin is an active member of the Wenatchee Valley community, serving as the Legislative/Diversity Director for the Apple Valley Human Resources Association, the Past President of the Wenatchee Sunrise Rotary Club, a former member of the City of Wenatchee’s Diversity Advisory Council , and current board member of the Chelan Douglas Volunteer Attorney Services.
- Washington State Bar Association
- Oregon State Bar Association
- U.S. District Courts (Oregon, Eastern & Western Washington)
- Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
- J.D., Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary, 2006
- B.A., University of Virginia, 2000
Professional and Community Activities
- Apple Valley Human Resources Association - Legislative/Diversity Director
- City of Wenatchee Diversity Advisory Council - Member
- Wenatchee Sunrise Rotary - President Elect
Here’s what the Legislature’s Hirst Fix MeansErin McCool02/01/2018General
Employers Should Take Steps to Prevent Sexual HarassmentErin McCool and Gil Sparks12/03/2017Employment and Labor
Employee Cell Phone Use for Work Could Mean OvertimeErin McCool10/01/2017Employment and Labor
Equal Pay Act Puts Legal Burden on EmployersErin McCool07/02/2017Employment and Labor
Prepare for Changes to the State Law Regarding Sick LeaveGil Sparks and Erin McCool01/31/2017Employment and Labor
New FLSA Rule Increases Eligibility for Overtime PaymentsJulie Norton and Erin McCool06/06/2016Employment and Labor