Erin McMannon grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2014, where she double majored in History and Political Science. Before returning to Notre Dame for law school, she worked as a professional liability defense paralegal at Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth, LLC in Chicago. During her 1L summer, Erin interned at the City of Chicago Law Department, Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division. Erin enjoys traveling, reading, and cheering on the Fighting Irish.