Erin J. Greten

Erin Greten

Erin J. Greten

Professorial Lecturer in Law


2000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20052

Ms. Greten is Of Counsel with Baker Donelson, P.C. where she focuses her practice on disaster response and recovery assistance laws, government contracting, and public policy.  Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Ms. Greten served as the career senior executive Chief Counsel of the First Responder Network Authority, where she proactively managed and resolved legal issues of all types for the federal agency responsible for the nationwide public safety broadband network known as FirstNet. Prior to that, Ms. Greten served as FEMA's Associate Chief Counsel for Regional & Field Operations where she was responsible for the delivery of legal services to FEMA at all presidentially-declared disasters and emergencies nationwide, as well as FEMA's ten regional offices. She also served as FEMA's Deputy Associate Chief Counsel for Recovery, where she was principal legal advisor for FEMA's disaster recovery programs. In addition, Ms. Greten served as FEMA's Assistant Chief Counsel for Regulation & Policy, where she developed, implemented, and managed FEMA's regulatory program. Before joining FEMA, she worked with the U.S. Coast Guard as a regulatory attorney, and practiced commercial litigation in a private law firm.


  • Disaster Law