Erin Coia

191 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30303-1775 

Erin Coia is an associate in the Atlanta office. She graduated from Furman University, magna cum laude, in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She obtained her law degree from the University of South Carolina in 2008, graduating cum laude.

While attending Furman University, Ms. Coia was one of the founding members and publicity chair of the campus’s Relay for Life, a community fundraising event to raise awareness about all forms of cancer. She was also a member of the Richard Riley Institute Advance Team, which was instrumental in bringing well-known speakers to campus, including Madeline Albright and Marian Wright Edelman.

During law school, Ms. Coia served as a member of the editorial board and later as the Associate Editor in Chief of the South Carolina Law Review. After graduating from law school and before entering private practice, Ms. Coia was a law clerk to the Honorable W. Leon Barfield, Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Georgia. Erin is married and has two children.

ADMITTED

  • South Carolina (all courts) – 2008
  • Georgia – 2010
  • District of South Carolina – 2011
  • Northern District of Georgia – 2011
  • Georgia Court of Appeals – 2011

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of South Carolina, cum laude, 2008
  • B.A., Furman University, magna cum laude, 2004

PUBLICATIONS

  • Fulfilling the Promise of Education to South Carolina’s At-Risk Children: A New Preschool Initiative in South Carolina, 58 S.C. L. Rev. 1025 (2007)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church
  • State Bar of Georgia – Young Lawyers Division
  • State Bar of South Carolina – Young Lawyers Division, Education Committee
HBS is pleased to welcome Erin Coia as an Associate in the Atlanta office. Before joining HBS, Erin gained experience with a large defense firm, representing drivers,
Practice Specific Experience

Erin Coia is an associate in the Atlanta office. She graduated from Furman University, magna cum laude, in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She obtained her law degree from the University of South Carolina in 2008, graduating cum laude.

While attending Furman University, Ms. Coia was one of the founding members and publicity chair of the campus’s Relay for Life, a community fundraising event to raise awareness about all forms of cancer. She was also a member of the Richard Riley Institute Advance Team, which was instrumental in bringing well-known speakers to campus, including Madeline Albright and Marian Wright Edelman.

During law school, Ms. Coia served as a member of the editorial board and later as the Associate Editor in Chief of the South Carolina Law Review. After graduating from law school and before entering private practice, Ms. Coia was a law clerk to the Honorable W. Leon Barfield, Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Georgia. Erin is married and has two children.

ADMITTED

  • South Carolina (all courts) – 2008
  • Georgia – 2010
  • District of South Carolina – 2011
  • Northern District of Georgia – 2011
  • Georgia Court of Appeals – 2011

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of South Carolina, cum laude, 2008
  • B.A., Furman University, magna cum laude, 2004

PUBLICATIONS

  • Fulfilling the Promise of Education to South Carolina’s At-Risk Children: A New Preschool Initiative in South Carolina, 58 S.C. L. Rev. 1025 (2007)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church
  • State Bar of Georgia – Young Lawyers Division
  • State Bar of South Carolina – Young Lawyers Division, Education Committee
HBS is pleased to welcome Erin Coia as an Associate in the Atlanta office. Before joining HBS, Erin gained experience with a large defense firm, representing drivers,
Practice Specific Experience