"focused on road safety work...ability 'to give plain English advice, often on the fly, because she knows it so well.'"
Chambers USA 2006
Erika Jones is a respected advisor and litigator whose practice is particularly focused on regulatory matters involving motor vehicle safety and consumer product safety, and related litigation. She has been characterized by Chambers USA 2006 as “focused on road safety work . . . [with the] ability ‘to give plain English advice, often on the fly, because she knows it so well.’” More recently (2007), Chambers described Erika as “‘outstanding, extremely bright,’ . . . an ‘excellent manager of resources.’”
Erika joined Mayer Brown in 1989. Previously, she worked with the federal government in various high-level capacities. Before joining Mayer Brown, she was the NHTSA Chief Counsel between 1985 and 1989. From 1981 to 1985, she was Special Counsel to the Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, US Department of Transportation. Erika was also an attorney and Regulatory Policy Analyst for the Office of Management and Budget (1980–1981) and a staff member for the Federal Communications Commission (1976–1980).