-Ellis (born June 22, 1960) is an American legal clerk and environmental activist who, despite the lack of a formal law school education, or any legal education, was instrumental in constructing a case against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) of California in 1993. Since the release of the film that shares her story and name, she has hosted Challenge America with ErinBrockovich on ABC and Final Justice on Zone Reality. She is the president of Brockovich Research & Consulting, a consulting firm. She is currently working as a consultant for Girardi & Keese, the New York law firm Weitz & Luxenberg, which has a focus on personal injury claims for asbestos exposure, and Shine Lawyers in Australia.
25.03.2012 [Los Angeles Times] - July 16, 2010) By Dean Kuipers, Los Angeles Times Judi Bari's name may not be as familiar as ErinBrockovich's or Karen Silkwood's, but her life of activism — fighting the logging of old-growth trees in Northern California — was no less cinematic.
15.03.2012 [San Jose Mercury News] - A Southern California water board has agreed to accept $3.6 million from Pacific Gas & Electric to settle claims that the utility failed to stem toxic chromium pollution in a Mojave Desert town that inspired the movie "ErinBrockovich.
15.03.2012 [Burbank Leader] - Last week, Schiff slammed the California Department of Public Health for “dragging its feet” on setting a new limit for chromium 6, popularized by the 2000 film “ErinBrockovich.” That came after Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich likened
01.03.2012 [Biography] - ErinBrockovich is one of the most well-known whistleblowers of her generation. As a law clerk without any real legal training, Brokovich uncovered a series of mysterious illnesses in the town of Hinckley, California. While conducting research
06.03.2012 [89.3 KPCC] - The community's pollution struggle inspired the movie 'ErinBrockovich.' Southern California Congressman Adam Schiff is renewing a call for limits on the notorious cancer-causing heavy metal hexavalent chromium that contaminates water.
05.07.2011 [WKRC TV Cincinnati] - ErinBrockovich, the woman who fought for victims of water contamination in California, has just said she wants to take up this fight. The Camp Lejeune case has now been called one of the largest water contamination cases in US history.