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Erin L. Winters
Erin L. Winters
3000 Lakeshore Ave.
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: (510) 763-1900 ext. 114
Fax: (510) 763-5952
Email: ewinters@fosteremploymentlaw.com
Practice Areas
Labor and Employment Litigation
General Civil Litigation
Wage and Hour Class Action
San Francisco Law School
Barnard College, Columbia University (B.A.)
Erin, a former journalist, brings wage and hour litigation experience to her practice at Foster Employment Law.

Erin has successfully defended employers in California Courts and before the California Labor Commissioner, in claims brought under state and federal anti-discrimination and wage laws.  Erin also regularly advises businesses regarding employment law related compliance matters.

Erin has also authored and co-authored several published articles including:
  • "Evidence of Decision-Maker Bias Supports Age Discrimination Claim" (Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Federal Court Report, September 2015);
  • "Retail Workers Bill of Rights - What Employers Need to Know" (Corporate Counsel Magazine/CorpCounsel.com, July 2015);
  • "Back to School: Child Labor Laws" (Corporate Counsel Magazine/CorpCounsel.com, August 2014);
  • "Reformation of Retirement Plan Does Require Showing of Actual Harm" (Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Worklaw Update, March 2014);
  • "California Courts Look to Unconscionability Arguments To Find Employment Arbitration Agreements Unenforceable" (Employment Practices Liability Consultant (EPLiC), Winter 2014);
  • "When the ICE Man Cometh for Immigration Compliance" (Corporate Counsel Magazine/CorpCounsel.com, November 2013);
  • "EEOC Identifies Enforcement Priorities" (Alameda County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section Newsletter, September 2013);
  • "California Supreme Court Holds Class Action Waivers Are Subject to Scrutiny” (California Labor & Employment Law Review, January 2008); and
  • “Identity Theft: Is Proof of Actual Damages Necessary to Collect Liquidated or Statutory Damages?” (The Privacy & Data Protection Legal Reporter, 2006).
Erin is admitted to practice in the State of California and the United States District Court, Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts, California.
- Former Member of Labor and Employment Executive Committee, Alameda County Bar Association
- Bar Association of San Francisco
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