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Erika L. Holsman


600 University Street
Suite 1601
Seattle, WA 98101-3109

  • Middlebury College (B.A., magna cum laude, with high honors in Environmental Studies, 2004)
  • Lewis & Clark Law School (J.D., 2008; Certificate in Environmental & Natural Resources Law; Editor, Lewis & Clark Law Review)
Bar Admissions & Memberships
Bar Admissions & Memberships
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Western District
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • King County Bar Association, Environmental & Land Use Section
  • Washington State Bar Association, Environmental & Land Use Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
  • Women in Environment, Education Committee
  • ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resource’s Environmental Litigation and Toxic Torts Committee (member)
  • ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resource’s Water Quality and Wetlands Committee (member)
  • ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resource’s Marine Resources Committee (member)
  • ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resource’s Energy and Natural Resources Litigation Committee (member)

Erika represents clients in environmental litigation matters, including actions under the Clean Water Act, state water quality laws, CERCLA, and state Superfund statutes.

Erika comes to Beveridge & Diamond with extensive civil litigation experience. As an Associate at Cole | Wathen | Lead | Hall, her practice focused on litigation defense for insurance carriers, businesses, and individuals in a broad range of state and federal matters at each stage of litigation, including settlement negotiations, mediations, arbitration, and trial. Prior to Cole | Wathen | Leid | Hall, Erika represented plaintiffs in diverse civil litigation matters.

Erika earned her B.A. from Middlebury College, graduating magna cum laude with a double major in Political Science and Environmental Studies (high honors in Environmental Studies).

Erika received her law degree from Lewis & Clark law school, graduating with a Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law. During law school, Erika was on the Lewis & Clark Law Review editorial board, competed in Moot Court and received the Pro Bono Honors Award in recognition of her commitment to public interest volunteer work.


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"Getting Pacific Northwest Aquaculture Out of Deep Water - Clean Water Act Legal Challenges and Liability Reduction Strategies," King County Bar Association Environmental & Land Use Section Annual Half-Day CLE, April 19, 2018, Seattle, WA