-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.
24.03.2012 [Jakarta Globe] - (Photo courtesy of Henri Ismail) If Americans have Erin Brockovich and Africans have Wangari Maathai, then I am very proud to say that Indonesia has Aleta Baun, better known as Mama Aleta. These three women are passionate and determined
16.03.2012 [CNBC.com (blog)] - Think Shakespeare's Hamlet, Julia Robert's Erin Brockovich or George Clooney's Michael Clayton and you get the idea. While we can't begin to know the real details and motivation behind the Goldman Sachs story, it is clear that the major players have
12.03.2012 [New York Times (blog)] - Erin Brockovich made a strange little cameo in Le Roy. Why did she send one of her investigators to the school? Many years ago, a train derailment spilled thousands of gallons of a toxic chemical in Le Roy, and she was concerned that the soil or
09.03.2012 [LBPOST.com] - Upon arrival back from Europe, a group of heavyweight filmmakers were creating a little movie called "Erin Brockovich," and following their viewing of the ABC special, were highly interested in Gruwell's story. Erin, along with the documentarians and
07.07.2011 [Mail & Guardian Online] - "There is definitely conflict with online media because certain bloggers see themselves as 'Erin Brockovich' types who want to be first with the scoop. There is this constant battle about who breaks the story first, and it can get catty and malicious.
10.07.2011 [Toronto Sun] - Chances are, you responded ET, Erin Brockovich and Men in Black, respectively, without thinking twice. "There are 3.7 trillion fish in the ocean. They're looking for one." "It's the story of a man, a woman and a rabbit in a triangle of trouble.
06.03.2012 [Tampa Bay Newspapers] - Before Erin Brockovich... even before Norma Rae, there were the Radium Girls. Inspired by the true story of a group of young women who were exposed to radium while working at a factory where they manufactured and painted the dials of luminous watches.
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.
09.03.2012 [Boomtron.com] - Not everyone gets the Erin Brockovich story or ending for that matter. But I guess Hollywood is there to pick us up and give us a good laugh and boost our spirits with their interpretations of getting a job. Get A Job is scheduled to begin filming this