Erin Cho is counsel in Davis Polk's Washington DC office. She advises clients on matters involving employee benefits, with a particular emphasis on ERISA's fiduciary rules. Her work is principally focused on ERISA issues relating to hedge funds and private equity vehicles, as well as plan assets and prohibited transaction concerns arising in connection with venture capital investments and corporate transactions. She advises asset managers, broker-dealers and investment bankers with respect to the many and varied services and financial products they offer to U.S. pension plans.
In her pro bono practice, Ms. Cho has provided assistance to the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project and the Legal Aid Society where she was recognized for outstanding pro bono service. She also advised students at Columbia Law School's asylum law clinic.
Ms. Cho joined Davis Polk in 1998 and became counsel in 2006. She received a J.D. degree, cum laude, in 1997 from Harvard Law School and an undergraduate degree, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, in 1993 from Yale University.
Ms. Cho is a member of the District of Columbia, New York and New Jersey bars.