Erika Scott rejoined Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis LLP in July 2018. She previously worked for the firm as an associate from 2008 to 2010. Prior to returning to Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis LLP, Ms. Scott’s career focused on social justice, serving as the Executive Director of a women’s health non-profit in Oakland and working with numerous national non-profits to protect the environment and to protect and advance the rights of historically marginalized populations.
Ms. Scott’s practice focuses on harassment and discrimination in the workplace, sexual abuse cases against health care providers, and personal injury. Ms. Scott is passionate about using the law to advance social justice work on behalf of individuals whose civil rights have been violated.
Ms. Scott graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law with a certificate in Public Interest Law, awarded to students who demonstrate a commitment to practicing law for the public good. In addition, Ms. Scott received numerous awards for her academic achievement, including a Merit Scholarship and a space on the Moot Court Board. Ms. Scott was also a recipient of the Foundation of the State Bar of California Scholarship, the Frederick W. Bradley Endowed Scholarship, a Public Interest Law Scholar and received the Paul S. Jordan Achievement Award for Service and Contribution. Ms. Scott received the CALI Excellence Award for both Employment Discrimination and Women and the Law as well as the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Civil Procedure. During law school Ms. Scott served as the Chair of the Public Interest Law Foundation, clerked at Legal Aid of Marin and volunteered with Equal Rights Advocates. Ms. Scott graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies.
Ms. Scott is a licensed member of the State Bar of California and admitted to practice in the United States District Court in the Northern District of California.