Erin K. Rudert

Erin K. Rudert

Attorney
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Phone:
412-944-2055
412-944-2235
800-513-5065 (Toll-Free)
Fax:
412-338-9167
Email:
Erin K. Rudert is an associate attorney at the Pittsburgh law office of Ainsman Levine, LLC. Ms. Rudert joined the highly respected law firm in 2014, and she focuses her practice on representing the interests of plaintiffs in personal injury cases. Victims of negligence in Pittsburgh and surrounding western Pennsylvania have learned to rely on Ms. Rudert for guidance and support as they seek compensation for their injuries.

Ms. Rudert began her legal career in 2005 after earning her Juris Doctor cum laude from University of Pittsburgh School of Law and her approval to practice law in the Commonwealth. Ms. Rudert is admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Before joining Ainsman Levine, LLC, Ms. Rudert spent nearly 10 years earning valuable experience working for two other large Pittsburgh-area law firms. During that time, the legal community recognized her for her abilities both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. Since joining her current firm, attorney Rudert has continued to distinguish herself in the eyes of her peers and her clients, as evidenced by her "Superb" Avvo rating.

Ms. Rudert is an active member of the legal community and her local community. She is a regular presenter at legal functions, and she is a member of a number of organizations, which include the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Associate, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. She serves as a Board of Governors Member in the WPTLA, and is the Editor of the organization's quarterly legal publication, The Advocate. In addition, she is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is a prestigious organization in which less than 1 percent of all American attorneys are eligible for membership. She has been voted by her peers as a "Rising Star" for 2010-2013 and has been voted as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2014-2018. In 2016, she was recognized as one of the Top 50 Female Attorneys in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In 2018, she was nominated and selected for membership in the National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys, being named as on of the Top 10 personal injury attorneys in Pennsylvania under the age of 40.

Ms. Rudert currently makes her home in McCandless Township. She is an avid ice hockey player, yarn crafter, and animal enthusiast.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Personal Injury
  • 10% Insurance Coverage
  • 15% Nursing Home Negligence

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2005
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. cum laude - 2005
    • Honors: Outstanding Community Service Award
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: Pittsburgh Tax Review, Articles Editor
  • Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio
    • Bachelor's Degree summa cum laude - 2002

Classes/Seminars

  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America Presentations
  • Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Pennsylvania Bar Institute - Fundamentals of Civil Practice and Procedure
  • Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Pennsylvania Bar Institute - Tips and Strategies for Handling Auto Accident Cases

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Rising Stars®, 2010 - 2013
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer®, 2014 - 2018
  • Top 50 Female Attorneys in Pittsburgh
  • Top 10 Under 40 - Pennsylvania Personal Injury Attorneys

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum , Member
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, Scholarship Committee, and Editor of "The Advocate" quarterly newsletter
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys, Member, 2018 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Edgar Snyder & Associates, Attorney, 2004 - 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Law Student Mentor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Participant, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
  • President's Challenge 5K Walk/Run to benefit the Pittsburgh Steelwheelers
  • Member, Pittsburgh Piranhas Hockey Team
  • WPTLA - Operation Better Block, 2017 - Present

Languages

  • Spanish