Curriculum Vitae : Julie C. Erickson

Julie’s practice focuses on all phases of complex class action litigation. She exclusively represents plaintiffs in a diverse set of state and national class actions involving consumer fraud, employment/wage and hour violations, and elder abuse disputes in both federal and state courts. In the consumer context, Julie has most recently played a central role in litigating class actions against Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California in relation to the 2013 rollout of Covered California. In the employment context, Julie has litigated and resolved wage and hour class actions on behalf of employees of flooring installation companies and skilled nursing facilities, as well as misclassification cases involving workers who have been misclassified as either independent contractors or as exempt employees. Julie also has a special expertise in addressing mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements and has prosecuted class actions and individual cases in arbitration.

EDUCATION
University of San Francisco School of Law
Juris Doctor, cum laude
USF Law Review: Executive Board, Articles Editor
Honors: CALI Awards for Academic Excellence in Evidence and Employment Law
Santa Clara University
Bachelor of Arts, Communication, magna cum laude

ADMISSIONS
California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

SEMINARS & PRESENTATIONS
Presenter, “Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements,” San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, January 2016

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Consumer Attorneys of California
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)

PRIOR EXPERIENCE
Law Offices of Michael D. Thamer
San Francisco Superior Court, Small Claims Division