Erin Coughlin was a fellow at the O’Neill Institute and is a 2021 graduate of the LL.M. in National and Global Health Law program.

Prior to joining the O’Neill Institute, Coughlin worked in Los Angeles, California, in television and motion picture business and legal affairs. During her LL.M., she interned on the Pandemics and Emerging Threats Team at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s Office of Global Affairs. She currently works on legal and policy issues relating to health, ranging from access to coverage and care to pandemic legal preparedness.

Coughlin holds a LL.M. in national and global health law from Georgetown University Law Center, a M.S. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and a J.D. from the University of Florida. She completed her undergraduate studies at Washington and Lee University, majoring in European history and political science.

Coughlin is admitted to practice law in California and Florida.

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