Erin R. Applebaum

Erin R. Applebaum

New York, New York
(212) 973-3430
(212) 972-9432

Since graduating from Brooklyn Law School in 2010, Erin has dedicated her career to seeking justice for those injured or killed during the course of air travel. As part of Kreindler’s aviation practice, she maintains a particular focus on the representation of passengers killed in general aviation accidents and commercial airline disasters.

Erin has been selected each year since 2012 as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in the field of Aviation and Aerospace Law for the New York Metro Area.

Erin is an active member of several professional groups: the American Association for Justice, where she participates in the Aviation Section and the Women’s Trial Lawyers Caucus; the New York City Bar Association Aeronautics Committee, where she serves as Chair of the Subcommittee on Commercial Airline Casualty; and the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS), where she sits on the Aviation and Space Law Committee.

In 2018, Erin was selected for membership in the 2018-2019 class of the ABA TIPS Leadership Academy, a diverse group of 25 attorneys from across the nation identified as emerging leaders in the profession. Erin also participates in a mentorship program through her alma mater, advising current Brooklyn Law students who have expressed a developing interest in plaintiff’s litigation or aviation law.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2018


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Honors and Awards

  • New York Super Lawyers - Rising Star in Aviation and Aerospace Law, 2014 - 2019
  • American Bar Association TIPS Academy, 2018 - 2019