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Erin Stewart

General Counsel for Pinnacle Group

Erin Stewart serves as General Counsel for Pinnacle Group, a workforce solutions provider headquartered in Dallas, TX. In both 2018 and 2015, Pinnacle Group was named the fastest-growing women-owned/led businesses in the country. Erin’s primary professional interests are in employment law and human capital management and she serves in a dual role as Pinnacle Group’s Vice President of Human Resources. Erin is passionate about working with entrepreneurs in small and midsize businesses, especially those owned by women. In her role, Erin leads Pinnacle Group’s legal, human resources, compliance, and risk management functions and is a member of the company’s executive leadership team.   Before joining Pinnacle Group as Associate General Counsel in 2012, Erin was Assistant General Counsel at the University of North Texas System and worked with all campuses on legal issues related to employment, litigation, intellectual property, and contracts.  Prior to moving to Texas in 2006, Erin was a litigator with New York City-based Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP.

Erin earned her bachelor’s degree in History and English Literature from the Honors Program at the University of Maryland College Park and her J.D. at Columbia Law School.  Aside from work and family, Erin is also deeply involved in community activities, serving as President of the Board of Directors of the Plano Symphony Orchestra, as well as Secretary and Treasurer of the Nina Vaca Foundation.