Erin Winkfield

Staff Counsel

Erin Winkfield serves as Staff Counsel for the MLSPA. In her role, she assists with administering and enforcing the CBA, and addresses individual player concerns.

Before joining the MLSPA as Staff Counsel, Erin served as a Law Clerk for the MLSPA between 2019-2020. Prior to that, she interned in the Office of General Counsel for the Washington Football Team, served as a project manager for a sports and entertainment law firm in Washington, D.C., and worked in the Athletic Department at American University. While earning her law degree, she served as a research assistant to a professor whose instruction, research, and practice focus on sports law.

Erin is a native Washingtonian. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and went on to earn her Master’s in Sports Industry Management from Georgetown University and her law degree from American University, Washington College of Law.