Erin Graham Watstein


Business Phone: 404.885.3979
Business Fax: 404.962.6751


Erin Watstein is an associate in the Construction practice at Troutman Sanders LLP. Her practice focuses primarily on the prosecution and defense of construction claims in court or before arbitration panels. She represents nationally and world-prominent construction, energy, and insurance clients and has obtained favorable results for clients at every stage of the litigation process.

In addition to her construction work, Erin also represents insurers, including one of Georgia’s largest Medicaid CMOs, in litigation at all levels of Georgia Courts and at the Georgia Office of State Administrative Hearings.

Representative Matters

  • Co-counsel representing a leading power plant constructor, manufacturer, and designer in arbitration involving in excess of US $100 million in claims related to supply of CFB boiler to Louisiana utility.
  • Co-counsel to leading boiler designer and manufacturer in multi-party arbitration involving in excess of US $500 million in claims related to supply and erection of 700 MW Benson OTU boiler. Project is the largest privately funded construction project in West Virginia history.
  • Assisted in representation of electric utility in defense of private CERCLA contribution and cost recovery action arising from PCB contamination.

Recent Publications

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Atlanta Bar Association (Litigation and Young Lawyer Sections; member, Community Service Committee)
  • University of Florida Alumni Association
  • Georgetown University Alumni Association

Rankings and Recognition

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2010-present



  • University of Florida, J.D., cum laude, 2009
    Order of the Coif
    Staff member, Florida Law Review
  • Georgetown University, B.S., cum laude, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • 2009 Georgia