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About Us

Erin E. Gould, Principal Attorney

Erin was born and raised in Coos Bay, Oregon. She grew up in and around the law: watching her father, an attorney, in the courtroom and working summers in the firm’s file room and law library. Today, Erin is a sought-after attorney in Oregon for unique complex civil litigation, employment law, and general counsel services for businesses, public entities, and individuals. Erin brings a smart, effective, and personalized approach to complex legal issues.

Before attending law school at the University of Oregon School of Law, Erin earned a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Women’s Studies at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. While in DC, she worked for a national network of women state legislators. Back in Oregon she worked for members of the Oregon state legislature during three legislative sessions. This public policy background gives Erin a unique grounding in the law: an understanding how statutes are derived, written, and passed, along with an understanding of how laws are interpreted by courts.

During law school, Erin earned the prestigious Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics Fellowship three years in a row. She served on the managing board for, and was published in, Oregon Law Review, and served as a Legal Research and Writing tutor. She was also awarded the Jackson Lewis scholarship for excellence in employment law.

After law school, Erin worked as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Karsten H. Rasmussen in Lane County Circuit Court. She worked with her father and brother at Gould Law Firm, PC and then for Arnold Gallagher, PC in Eugene. She founded her current law practice in 2015.

Erin serves her community as President-Elect of the Lane County Bar Association Board of Directors and served as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Center for Community Counseling. She was appointed by the Oregon Supreme Court as a Judge Pro Tempore for Circuit Courts in Oregon. She enjoys hiking, taking ballet classes, traveling, and spending time with her husband, local business owner Gilad Gozlan, daughter Maya, and dog Pete.

Education

B.A., Politics, Willamette University, 2000
M.A., Public Policy and Women’s Studies, The George Washington University, 2004
J.D., University of Oregon School of Law, 2010

Licensed to Practice

Oregon State Bar, 2010-Present
United States District Court of Oregon, 2011-Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2013-Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2015-Present

Publications

2 Damages chs, 26 and 31 (OSB Legal Pubs 2016)
“Read the Fine Print: A Critical Look at Oregon’s Noncompete and Nonsolicitation Agreement Laws” Oregon Law Review, 2009, Vol. 88, No. 2

Bonnie Felsher, Legal Assistant and Office Manager

Bonnie Felsher brings over 30 years of experience in the legal profession to Erin E. Gould, LLC.  Most of her experience has involved legal assistant work for litigation and business law firms in the Eugene area.  Bonnie is highly skilled at litigation case management, drafting legal documents, interacting with legal experts, and providing clients and attorneys with exceptional preparation for court appearances and important meetings.

Bonnie is well known throughout the Lane County legal community for her organizational skills, attention to detail, technical proficiency, case management, and drafting skills.  Clients can expect a high-quality and professional work product from Erin E. Gould, LLC, largely due to Bonnie’s expertise and eye for perfection.
In her free time, Bonnie enjoys spending time with her two sons, rooting for the Oregon Ducks, spending time with friends, and reading.