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Associate / Honolulu

Erika S. Gustin


Erika Gustin is an Associate in the firm’s Honolulu​ office, and a member of its Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution ​practice group.  Erika received her J.D.​ from the University of Notre Dame Law School, and her Master of Science in​ Business Analytics and B.A. in Business Law from Arizona State University. 

Erika also served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Justice Michael Wilson, Hawaii Supreme Court.


  • Selected by attorney peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2023 for Commercial Litigation Law
  • Conrad Kellenberg Award
  • Peter A.R. Lardy Memorial Scholarship
  • Hesburgh Woman of Impact
  • Founder of the Notre Dame Exoneration Justice Clinic (NDEJC), working on post-conviction cases for innocent clients, and raising awareness on the issues surrounding wrongful convictions.
  • Co-Founder of Impowerus, developing case-management software geared towards stream-lining pro-bono practice, as a cost-saving proposition for law firms. 
  • Co-creator of the Notre Dame Law School Immigration Pro Bono Fund to support students’ pro bono immigration efforts.
  • Co-creator of the Tia B. Paulette & Erika S. Gustin Award Fund, an annual scholarship for Notre Dame law students who have demonstrated a personal and professional commitment to criminal justice and the public interest.


  • ​Hawaii State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Hawaii Economic Association
  • Notre Dame Club of Hawaii