Erin Rodgers is an entertainment lawyer based in Houston, Texas whose focus includes copyright and trademark, licensing, and contracts. In addition to her work in entertainment law, Erin also aids nonprofit organizations with the start-up paperwork necessary to become a recognized nonprofit.
Erin has been a licensed, practicing attorney serving the Greater Houston community since 2007. Erin earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Industry Studies from Loyola University in New Orleans in 2004. She went on to earn her J.D. from the highly respected program at the University of Houston Law Center.
Erin has been instrumental in helping members of Houston’s creative community get the legal counsel they need in order to continue blossoming in their respective crafts. Erin has worked closely with a number of creatives including: musicians, authors, multimedia companies, filmmakers, visual artists, and photographers. Her in-depth knowledge of copyright and trademark law has been an invaluable asset to individual and small business owners in the Houston area.
Erin joined the Law Office of Al Staehely to further her experience within the music industry, as well as copyright and trademark cases. In addition to her work with Al, Erin has served on the staff of the Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts – a nonprofit organization that was created to offer pro bono services to artists and arts nonprofits in Texas to help address their accounting and legal needs.
Erin’s passion and talent also shines through in her personal endeavors. Alongside her burgeoning legal career, Erin is also a classically trained clarinetist and has performed as a vocalist with David Brubeck, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and in Carnegie Hall. Erin currently plays keys and sings in the Houston-based band Glass the Sky.