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).
Erika Jones is a co-author of Mayer Brown's Federal Appellate Practice treatise, published by BNA Books in December 2008.