Erin D. Nicholls

Biography

Erin is an Associate in Wiggin and Dana’s Private Client Services Department, where she focuses her practice on estate planning, trust and estate administration, and philanthropy. In that role, Erin works with individuals and families on the preparation of tax-efficient estate plans, and she helps guide fiduciaries through the settlement of estates and the administration of trusts.

Before joining the firm, Erin was an intern for the Honorable Alfred V. Covello of the United States District Court and a summer associate for Wiggin and Dana. While in law school, Erin worked with Professor Brendan S. Maher, for whom she assisted with research related to retirement benefits, insurance, and health care law.

Erin earned her J.D. with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she was a Connecticut Scholar and the Symposium Editor for the Connecticut Law Review. She earned her B.A. cum laude in Political Science from the Honors Program at the University of Connecticut, where she was also captain of the Dressage Team.

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law  (J.D., 2016)
    • With Honors
  • University of Connecticut  (B.A., 2012)
    • cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut