Levin College of Law

Erin Swick

Visiting Legal Skills Professor


Erin Swick is a Visiting Legal Skills Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and teaches Legal Drafting. Professor Swick is also a Partner with Akerman LLP where she represents private equity firms and public and private companies in a variety of both buy and sell side business transactions. Her experience includes mergers, acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures, recapitalizations, and debt and equity financings in a range of sectors.

Swick is admitted to practice in Florida, California, and the District of Columbia and will be visiting Gainesville from San Diego, California.


J.D., University of Florida
M.S., University of Florida
B.S., University of Florida

Teaching and Scholarship

  • Legal Drafting


  • Stuart R. Cohn and Erin M. Swick, The Sitting Ducks of Securities Class Action Litigation: Bio-Pharmas and the Need for Improved Evaluation of Scientific Data, 35 Del. J. Corp. L. 911 (2010)
  • Jonathan L. Awner et al., The Florida Corporation, Corp. Prac. Ser. No. 94 (BNA) (2013)