Erin L. Walker

Erin L. Walker

Partner

Erin L. Walker

Partner
  • Overview

    Erin Walker is a Partner in our Oakland office. She joined LFLM in 2009, and represents insurance carriers, third-party administrators, and self-insured employers in all areas of state workers’ compensation law. She is also a member of the LFLM Diversity Committee.

    Prior to joining LFLM, Ms. Walker briefly worked as an applicant’s attorney. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law. Upon graduating from GGU she received the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Student Award for her class.

  • Industry Involvement

    Professional or Trade Affiliations

    • The State Bar of California, Workers’ Compensation Section
    • Diablo Valley ICA, Past President & Sponsorship Chair
    • Defense Research Institute (DRI): Workers’ Compensation Membership Vice Chair; Young Lawyers Committee
    • Stanford Professional Women
    • Black Women Lawyers of Northern California

    Publications

    • Lien Reform: SB863 & Beyond, LFLM Newsletter, 2014
    • New Rules for California Workers Compensation under SB863, DRI – The Whisper, 2013

    Speaking Engagements

    • Workers’ Compensation Lien Practice, DVICA Luncheon, 2010
    • A Few Good Liens, LFLM Spring Seminar, Oakland, CA, 2013
    • Lien Reform Under SB863, DVICA Luncheon, 2013
    • Competence: Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Substance Abuse & Mental Illness, DVICA Luncheon, 2016
    • Settlement Documents & WCAB Appearances, One Call California Half Day Seminar, 2017
    • Ratings 101: The Basics, CAAA Rating Seminar Monterey, 2017
    • For various clients:
      • Walk-Throughs 101, 2010
      • Calculating AWW and 4658(d), 2010
      • Cancer Presumptions for Safety Officers, 2010
      • Section132a Claims and Practical Defense Tips, 2012
      • Calculating the COLA under Baker, 2012
      • Making the Record for Appeal, 2016
      • Completing Settlement Documents and Walk-Through Tips, 2017
  • Beyond the Office

    Community Involvement

    • Lend a Hand Foundation, Advisory Board, 2013 to 2016
    • Avon Walk, 2012 and 2013
    • Giant Race: Project Open Hand volunteer fundraiser, 2013 to present

    Personal

    • In addition to involvement in a number of professional organizations, she actively participates in charity fundraising for local non-profit organizations and in local fun-runs.