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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 90%
  2. Personal Injury: 10%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Brook Gwendolyn Meakins

    I worked with Erika several years ago, and have since that time had the opportunity to consult with her on employment related matters that emerge in my family law practice. I am always amazed by her skill at relating to clients on a personable, comforting level - while at the same time, exercising command of the subject matter. She is a tireless advocate, and a balanced, grounded individual.


    Brook Meakins Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • John Douglas Winer

    Erika is an ambitious, strategic and experienced lawyer who has worked for my firm in Northern California's San Francisco Bay Area, Winer, McKenna and Burritt, LLP for the last several years. Specializing in employment and sexual harassment matters, Erika has taken on major corporations and obtained outstanding results for her clients. Erika is well known in the Bay Area legal community for her involvement in law organizations such as CAOC, ACCTLA, and CELA, as well as for her reputation as one of Super Lawyer's 'rising stars' and 'top attorneys'. Erika is passionate about helping others and is relentless in the courtroom. I would highly recommend her to anyone with an employment matter


    John Winer Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact info

Jacobsen White Law

1999 Harrison Street
Suite 1800, PMB #1101
Oakland, CA, 94612


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Northern California Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Northern California Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Unity AwardMinority Bar Coalition2014
New Lawyers Division Chair Award of MeritConsumer Attorneys of California2014
Northern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
New Lawyers Division Legacy AwardConsumer Attorneys of California2013
Northern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
New Lawyers Division Chair Award of MeritConsumer Attorneys of California2012
Presidential Award of MeritConsumer Attorneys of California2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyWiner, McKenna & Burritt, LLP2010 - 2015
AttorneyThe Dolan Law Firm2007 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers' AssociationIncoming Secretary2013 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaDiversity Committee - Chair Law Academy Subcommittee2007 - Present
California Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A2007 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2007 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2007 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of VirginiaAnthropologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
University of California, Hastings College of the LawN/AVisiting StudentN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Community EventKnow Your Rights: Employment Discrimination2015
Annual ConventionTaking Employment Depositions2014
Community EventKnow Your Rights: Employment Discrimination2011