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Elizabeth A. Erickson

Office Managing Principal

P 608-807-5272
F 608-260-0058


Elizabeth A. Erickson is the Office Managing Principal of the Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ms. Erickson partners with businesses in a broad range of industries to provide creative and practical solutions to the complex array of workplace disability and health management issues faced by employers today. Ms. Erickson counsels clients with the goal of helping the business run smoothly while avoiding litigation entirely or improving outcomes before administrative agencies, courts, and juries.

Ms. Erickson skillfully helps clients navigate the overlapping requirements that can be imposed by state and federal disability law, as well as the FMLA and workers’ compensation rules. She especially enjoys providing expert counsel for clients who need assistance with the “individualized assessment” required by a growing number of federal and state laws. These efforts include helping employers effectively communicate with employees and medical providers in an effort to evaluate potential risks to health and safety posed by employee injuries or illnesses.

Ms. Erickson also helps clients to effectively investigate and address the delicate issues raised by sexual harassment and other harassment allegations. Conducting insightful and thorough investigations that are sensitive to the difficult emotions these issues raise is one of Ms. Erickson’s particular strengths.

Ms. Erickson extends her counseling practice to nuanced area of Wisconsin non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, which is an ever-changing area of law.

Additionally, Ms. Erickson brings her more than 17 years of litigation experience to the defense of clients facing employment actions before state and local agencies, the EEOC, and state and federal courts.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Professional Associations and Activities

  • State Bar of Wisconsin

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church, Finance Committee
  • Covenant Presbyterian Church, Middle School Youth Group Advisor
  • YMCA of Dane County, Board of Directors (2017-2020)

See AllElizabeth A. Erickson in the News

August 15, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

August 28, 2015
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Expands in Wisconsin, Opens 57th Office with Former Constangy Brooks Attorneys

August 28, 2015

MADISON, WI (August 28, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, expands its presence in Wisconsin with a new Madison office on August 27. Six attorneys formerly with the Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete law firm will establish Jackson Lewis’ second Wisconsin office. The... Read More

August 28, 2015
Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business

Vincent Cino and Mark Tilkens Discuss Jackson Lewis' New Madison, WI Office

August 28, 2015

Vincent Cino and Mark Tilkens discuss Jackson Lewis' new Madison, WI office in Bloomberg BNA's "As Consolidation Continues, Jackson Lewis Adds Six in Madison." Subscription may be required to view article   Read More