• As General Counsel, Erika Robinson, J.D., provides important legal oversight and strategic guidance for the University. She is a subject matter expert in Title IX issues and holds a certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies. In her previous roles, Robinson gained extensive experience in many other legal matters, including employment, academics, privacy, and risk management.

    Most recently, Robinson served as the general counsel and Title IX coordinator for the Jackson Public School District in Jackson, Mississippi. Robinson also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Tulane School of Law in New Orleans in the University’s Title IX Specialization Program. Previously, Robinson was an attorney for the Shelby County School District in Memphis, Tennessee and served as executive director of the office of Diversity and Equity Compliance at Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, Georgia. She began her legal career as an associate attorney at Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers in Marietta, Georgia.

    • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC: Juris Doctor, 2013
    • Georgetown University, School of Continuing Studies: Executive Certificate, Strategic Diversity and Inclusion, 2019
    • Georgia Partnership in Education: Education Public Policy Fellowship, 2019
    • Ohio University, College of Education, Athens, OH: Master of Education, College Student Personnel, 2006
    • Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA: Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2002
    BAR ADMISSIONS

    State Bar of Georgia

    State Bar of Mississippi

    State Bar of Tennessee

    Federal

    • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi

     

    PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

    American Bar Association, 2010-Present

    Council of School Board Attorneys, 2013-2016; 2019-2021

    Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, 2013-2019

    National Association of College and University Attorneys, 2016-2019

    National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education, 2017-2019

    Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia, 2013-2019