Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio — Benchmark Litigation has again selected Erin Rhinehart, Co-Managing Partner of Faruki PLL to appear in the 12th edition of Benchmark Top 250 Women in Litigation. The list focuses on the "leading Top 250 female litigators from across the US" who made the list by being involved in some of the most important litigation matters in recent history, in addition to earning the respect of their peers and clients. This is the third consecutive year Erin has been included in this list.
Erin's litigation practice focuses on class action defense, healthcare law, media and communications law (First Amendment, defamation, privacy, public records, advertising, social media, trademark, and copyright litigation), breach of contract, non-compete, tortious interference, and environmental litigation matters. She has first-chair jury trial experience, and has argued before various appellate courts in Ohio, including the Supreme Court of Ohio. Erin has been repeatedly recognized by Benchmark Litigation, as well as Ohio Super Lawyers. She has also been repeatedly recognized as one of America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, and America's Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators. In consecutive years 2020-2023, Erin was named Premier Health Care Lawyer for Dayton – a recognition given to just one health care lawyer per city. Erin has also been repeatedly recognized by BTI Consulting as a Client Service All Star – a recognition given to less than 500 lawyers nationally.
Erin is an active member of several local, regional, and national bar associations; holding various leadership positions, including former President of the Dayton Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and former Chair of the Ohio State Bar Association Media Law Committee. She is a past President of the Ohio Women's Bar Association, and currently an Executive Editor of the ABA's Litigation Journal. Erin is a Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation, American Bar Foundation, and Dayton Bar Foundation. She has been repeatedly recognized as one of the Dayton Business Journal's Power 50 (recognizing the Dayton region's most influential women in the business community); and is a 40 Under 40 honoree and 40 Under 40 Hall of Fame inductee. She is also a 2012 graduate of the Leadership Dayton program. Earlier this year, she received the Florence E. Allen Award for Outstanding Achievement by the Dayton Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, an award that recognizes women attorneys who demonstrate excellence in the legal profession and a strong commitment to public or community service. Erin is also a Board Member of Boys and Girls Club of Dayton, Ohio; and serves on the Executive Committee of the Dayton Bar Association.
To learn more about Erin Rhinehart and Faruki+, please visit www.ficlaw.com.
About Faruki PLL
Faruki PLL is a litigation firm with offices in Dayton and Cincinnati that handles complex disputes, including intellectual property, class actions, competition-based litigation, employment, antitrust, privacy, commercial litigation, and arbitration. You can find Faruki PLL on LinkedIn and Twitter at @FarukiMediaLaw. Also, visit the business litigation blog site, for the latest developments in business litigation, intellectual property, data security, communications and media, class actions, and employment.