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Erin N. Rankin is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department.
Ms. Rankin has broad experience representing clients on government contracts matters relating to contract claims, bid protests, suspension and debarment proceedings, voluntary disclosures and government investigations. Ms. Rankin advises clients on compliance with export controls, economic sanctions and the FAR and DFARS, and she is well-versed in conducting internal investigations and defending against civil False Claims Act allegations brought by qui tam relators. She has substantial litigation experience representing clients before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, and the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Ms. Rankin can also advise corporate clients and assist with due diligence on transactions involving government contracts and export or international trade issues. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn in 2015, Ms. Rankin practiced at a major international law firm in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in government contracts, export controls and economic sanctions.
Ms. Rankin earned her Juris Doctor with honors in 2009 from The George Washington University Law School. She received her undergraduate degree in 2006 from The Ohio State University, where she graduated magna cum laude with honors and distinction. Ms. Rankin is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia and Virginia, and she is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
The George Washington University - 2009 Juris Doctor
The Ohio State University - 2006 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar