Katherine Herrmann

Katherine Herrmann

The Erlich Law Office
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, Appeals & Appellate
  • District of Columbia, Virginia
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Katie is passionate about educating and empowering others, and utilizes her legal experience to help individuals understand and resolve their legal issues. Although interested in a diverse range of legal fields, Katie is enthusiastic about advocating for the rights of others in matters of discrimination, employment issues, and wage and hour disputes at The Erlich Law Office.

Before coming to The Erlich Law Office, Katie worked as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Winchester. Previously, Katie worked as an intern at the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in Washington, DC.

Katie earned her J.D. from Ave Maria School of Law. While attending law school, Katie served as Publication Manager of the Ave Maria Law Review and Secretary of the Student Bar Association. Katie participated in a variety of other student organizations, including the Criminal Justice Society, the Military Law Society and the Women’s Law Association. An article written by Katie won second place in the Howard Schwabb Essay Contest with publication by The American Bar Association’s Section of Family Law and the National Association of Counsel for Children. The Homeland Security Review published a separate article on national security law written by Katie.

Katie is originally from southeast Michigan. She graduated from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. While in Michigan, Katie became a certified member of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and volunteered to assist with patient care at Sparrow Hospital.

Katie relocated to Virginia in 2012. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Appeals & Appellate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • English
Professional Experience
- Current
Assistant City Attorney
City of Winchester, Virginia Local Government
Document Review Attorney
Compliance DS
Ave Maria School of Law
J.D. (2011)
Michigan State University
B.A. (2008) | Criminal Justice
Professional Associations
Federal Bar Association
Virginia Equality Bar
National Employment Lawyers Association
Legal Network for Gender Equity
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyer’s Association
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Articles & Publications
“Reestablishing the Humanitarian Approach to Adoption: The Legal and Social Change Necessary to End the Commodification of Children,” 44 Fam. L. Q. 409 (2010)
“Reviewing Bush-Era Counterterrorism Policy after 9/11: Reconciling Ethical and Practical Considerations,” 4 Homeland Security Rev. 139 (2010)
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Contact & Map
The Erlich Law Office
2111 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201
Telephone: (703) 791-9087
Fax: (703) 722-8114