Erin K. Higgins has been appointed
to serve a three-year term on the Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee on
Pro Bono Legal Services. The Standing Committee works to promote volunteer
legal work in Massachusetts for people of limited means, in accordance with Rule
6.1 of the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct.
Erin is a trial attorney whose practice is concentrated in business
litigation, employment litigation, and professional and product liability
defense. Erin also counsels clients on insurance coverage
matters. Erin was selected as one of the "Top 50 Women Lawyers in New
England" and as one of the "Top 50 Women Lawyers in Massachusetts" by Law and
Politics and the publishers of Boston Magazine in 2008, 2009, and 2010. In
addition, Erin has received an AV Peer Review Rating, the highest rating,
in The Martindale-Hubbell Lawyers Directory.