Erin Brockovich Biography
Birthday: June 22, 1960 (Cancer)
Born In: Lawrence, Kansas
Erin Brockovich is an American environmental activist and legal clerk. She is best known for building the 1993 Pacific Gas and Electric Company litigation case for her law firm Masry & Vititoe. Her successful lawsuit was settled for US$333 million, the largest settlement paid in an American direct-action lawsuit till date. Her association with the case became the subject of the 2000 biographical movie ‘Erin Brockovich.’ Today, Brockovich has become a television personality as well, hosting a number of shows including ABC’s ‘Challenge America with Erin Brockovich’. Currently, she also serves as a consultant for the company Girardi & Keese and holds the post of the president at Brockovich Research & Consulting. In recognition of her environmental activism, Brockovich was awarded with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, and an Honorary Doctor of laws from Lewis & Clark Law School, Oregon.