Erin R. Karsman taught in the School of Law's nationally recognized legal
research and writing program. She currently directs the Appellate Moot Court Board and
teaches moot court. 

Professor Karsman is a magna cum laude graduate of the George Mason University School of
Law, where she won the school’s upper-level moot court competition, a national moot court
competition, and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Student Advocacy Award for
Excellence in Trial Advocacy. During law school, Professor Karsman was a teaching fellow
in George Mason's legal writing program; after graduation, she taught appellate
writing as an adjunct. 

Before going into teaching, Professor Karsman was an associate at Smith Pachter McWhorter
in Vienna, Virginia, where she focused on government contract issues and engaged in
litigation, including prosecution of contract appeals and bid protests, before the Armed
Services Board of Contract Appeals, the Government Accountability Office, the United
States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal
Circuit. Prior to law school, she was an analyst for Accenture in Reston, Virginia. She
received her B.A. from Washington & Lee University. 



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