-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 Erin Brockovich 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 Erin Brockovich'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 [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 “Erin Brockovich.” That came after Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich likened
22.07.2011 [Diario Financiero] - Han pasado veinte años desde su batalla legal contra una empresa energética que envenenó a cientos de familias en California y Erin Brockovich se encuentra de regreso en el pequeño pob… de Hinkley tras descubrir que en vez de limpiar el derrame
06.03.2012 [89.3 KPCC] - The community's pollution struggle inspired the movie 'Erin Brockovich.' 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] - Erin Brockovich, 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.