Erica Haggerty Chen
PEOPLE

Erica Haggerty Chen

Associate
chen.erica@dorsey.com

Overview

TENACIOUS, DRIVEN, AND INTUITIVE, ERICA IS AN EXCEPTIONAL ADVOCATE DEDICATED TO HELPING CLIENTS WITH THEIR LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT NEEDS.

Erica is an associate in the Costa Mesa office of Dorsey & Whitney and a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Group. Erica has represented businesses at various stages of the employment litigation process, including single-plaintiff discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, as well as wage and hour class actions. She is skilled at dispute resolution, consistently achieving her client’s goals.

Prior to joining Dorsey, Erica was a judicial extern for the United States District Court for the Central District of California. She was also a member of the International Human Rights Clinic at USC.

Education & Admissions

University of Southern California, Gould School of Law (J.D., 2016)

University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 2012)

Admissions

  • California

Experience

Representative Litigation

Labor and Employment
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Wage and Hour
  • Commission
  • Discrimination

Industries & Practices

  • Class Action Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Labor & Employment Guides

Accolades

Contributed 100+ Pro Bono Hours in 2020

  • Contributed more than 100 Challenge pro bono hours, 2020
  • Listed as a "Rising Star" by Southern California Super Lawyers, 2019-2020
Erica Haggerty Chen