Scott Erskine, Managing Partner

After several years of commercial litigation at two large Michigan law firms, Scott founded Erskine Law as its principal shareholder in 2004. Scott has successfully tried cases involving automobile negligence, contract disputes, insurance claims, warranty cases, and UCC claims.

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Mary Arens, Partner

Mary’s practice has been exclusively dedicated to the defense of consumer automotive warranty litigation since 2000. In January, 2015, Mary joined Erskine Law, where her practice remains dedicated to warranty defense litigation in California.

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David R. Funk, Partner

David’s practice has been exclusively dedicated to the defense of consumer automotive warranty litigation since 2001.  David joined Erskine Law in 2017, where his practice remains dedicated to warranty defense litigation. David holds a Bachelor of Arts from Otterbein University and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Capital University Law School.

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Ken Miller, Partner

While in his second year of law school, Ken began his legal career in Ford’s Office of General Counsel, as a warranty litigation case manager. He supervised cases in Michigan, Texas, Illinois, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Colorado. Ken’s expertise in complex litigation and his ability to write computer code made him a perfect fit in the field of mass toxic tort litigation. In 2004, Ken assisted in the creation of the Erskine Law Group where he is still an attorney today representing Ford Motor Company.

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Tracey Porter, Partner

Tracey has been litigating complex commercial cases for years. Her litigation experience includes evidentiary hearings, a significant motion practice, all aspects of the discovery process, mediations, arbitrations, and trials in both State and Federal courts. Tracey graduated, summa cum laude, from Bowling Green State University and holds a Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School.

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Natalie Yaw, Partner

Natalie has over a decade of litigation experience in complex commercial matters. Prior to joining Erskine Law, she was an attorney at a national law firm based in Detroit and then Vice President and Senior Counsel for Citizens Financial Group, Inc., where she managed a large volume of nationwide complex litigation.

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Kerlyne Alexis-Pinkins, Attorney

Kerlyn is an attorney in Erskine Law’s Michigan office. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Seton Hall University and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law.

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Dustin Anderson, Paralegal

Dustin Anderson serves as a paralegal in Erskine Law’s Michigan office supporting attorneys in the firm’s Warranty Litigation practice.  He joined the firm in 2018 with nearly two decades of experience as a litigation paralegal and electronic data discovery specialist. Dustin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Law from Western Michigan University and a Juris Doctorate, with a concentration in Litigation, from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.

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Forrest Becker, Attorney

Forrest is an attorney in Erskine Law’s Michigan office specializing in Warranty Litigation. Forrest holds a Juris Doctor from Michigan State University, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan – Ross School of Business, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University.

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Margaret Bowers, Attorney

Prior to joining Erskine Law Group in 2009, Margaret spent 17 years at Ford Motor Company as a member of the Office of the General Counsel. She practiced law in the Distribution and Trade Regulation Group, Discovery Group, and General Litigation Group.

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Debra Craik, Paralegal

Before joining Erskine Law in 2016, Debbie worked as a personal injury paralegal for more than 25 years where she assisted with writing case evaluation summaries.

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Anne Danowski, Paralegal

Prior to joining Erskine Law in 2015, Anne was employed by Ford Motor Company for 30 years as a paralegal in the Office of the General Counsel.

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Stacie Fillo

Stacie Fillo, Sr. Office Manager / Managing Paralegal

Stacie joined Erskine Law in 2013. She received her Associate of Business degree (with a paralegal concentration) from Baker College.

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Kaye Frye, Paralegal

Kaye is a litigation paralegal and is an integral part of the California discovery team in the Michigan office. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University and her Paralegal Certificate from Oakland University.

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Stephen Goodrich, Of Counsel

Steve joined Erskine Law in 2007, after a career at Chrysler as an engineer and later as an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel. His practice focuses on finding lost assets for businesses and individuals, and has recovered approximately $80,000,000.00 to date.

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Robin Kalinowski, Paralegal

Robin serves as a paralegal in Erskine Law’s Michigan office supporting the firm’s Warranty Litigation practice. Robin has 18 years of litigation experience in supporting attorneys from case inception through trial.

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Johnna Kijowski, Attorney

Johnna is an attorney in Erskine Law’s Michigan office. Johnna holds a Juris Doctor with a concentration in litigation from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from The Ohio State University and Multi-Age Art Education post-baccalaureate from Notre Dame College.

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Christopher Long, Attorney

Chris received his Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing from Michigan State University in 2012. In 2015, Chris graduated from Michigan State University College of Law where he received his Juris Doctor, cum laude.

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Catherine Miller, Attorney

Catherine has defended automotive manufacturers in warranty and consumer litigation for 15 years.  Before joining Erskine Law in 2009, she spent two years working in house for the General Motors Legal Staff, and six years defending GM in warranty and consumer litigation.

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Beth Muma, Paralegal

Prior to joining Erskine Law in 2009, Beth spent ten years in the Office of the General Counsel at Chrysler Corporation, four years at a firm specializing in medical malpractice, and three years at Dickson Wright in the product liability department.

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Vicki Nikollaj, Paralegal

Vicki is a legal assistant specializing in research and information analysis. She gained experience at General Motors, Chrysler Financial, and Flagstar Bank before joining Erskine Law, where she is an integral part of the warranty claims process.

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Clifford Neubauer, Jr., Attorney

Cliff is an attorney in Erskine Law’s Michigan Office specializing in plaintiff’s personal injury claims. He has successfully handled hundreds of cases for injured clients and has been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star.

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Jeremy Nowland, Attorney

Jeremy has over 15 years of legal experience, beginning as a paralegal for a large Michigan law firm in 2009. There, he specialized in high volume e-discovery and warranty litigation case management for one of the “Big Three.”

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Michael A. Ohly, Attorney

Michael A. Ohly is an attorney specializing in product liability defense and has handled hundreds of subrogation matters, including defense of high exposure claims in excess of $1,000,000.  He also represents clients in diverse areas of civil litigation, including appellate matters ranging from administrative appeals to cases before the Michigan Court of Appeals.

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Cindi Orlando, Legal Assistant

In addition to her administrative role at Erskine Law, Cindi assists in the claims department. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Cindi worked as a home health/hospice aid at Mercy Home Care and Hospice, and before that as a caregiver in an Alzheimer’s and dementia facility.

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Angela Outland, Attorney

Angela is an attorney in Erskine Law’s Michigan office specializing primarily in Warranty Litigation.

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Dorian Phipps, Paralegal

Dorian is originally from East Orange, New Jersey. He graduated from Bloomfield College in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration: General Management. From 2000 to the present, Dorian has also been employed with the United States Postal Service as a Mail Processing Clerk. He and his wife, a native Detroiter, have been married since 1996.

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Nicholas W. Rice, Attorney

Before joining Erskine Law in 2013, Nick worked as an attorney in the personal injury arena, as well as in the Animal Protection and Auto Theft units of the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Kimberly Sawyers, Attorney

Kimberly Sawyers is an attorney in Erskine Law’s Michigan office specializing in warranty litigation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Michigan-Flint and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

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Stevie Schmitt, Paralegal / Settlement Coordinator

Stevie joined Erskine Law in 2017 and is the firm’s settlement coordinator. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Madonna University as well as 3 years of prior experience in the legal field.

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Tracey Shepherd-Gwinner, Paralegal

Tracey Shepherd-Gwinner is a paralegal in Erskine Law’s Michigan office supporting attorneys in the firm’s Warranty Litigation practice. She joined the firm in 2018 with over fifteen years of substantive litigation experience.

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Jonathan Shugart, Attorney

Jonathan graduated in 2011 from the University of San Francisco School of Law, cum laude, and has been named to Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list.

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Laurie Starr, Paralegal

Laurie joined Erskine Law in 2013 and is an integral part of Erskine Law’s discovery team. Laurie has been in the legal field for over nineteen years, and has experience in personal injury, medical malpractice, the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, Consumer Protection Laws, bankruptcy, breach of warranty and lemon law.

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Emily Straight, Paralegal

Emily Straight is a paralegal in Erskine Law’s Michigan office supporting attorneys in the firm’s Warranty Litigation practice.  She joined the firm in 2017 with extensive litigation experience. Emily holds a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies from Madonna University and an Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies from Macomb Community College.

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Stephanie Tompkin, Attorney

Stephanie Tompkin is an attorney in Erskine Law’s Michigan office specializing in warranty litigation. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University and a Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University Thomas Cooley Law School.

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Alainna Zambelli, Paralegal

Alainna is a legal assistant in Erskine Law’s Michigan office supporting Attorney Clifford Neubauer, Jr. of Erskine Law’s Personal Injury law practice.  She joined the firm in 2017 with experience as Certified Nurse’s Assistant. Alainna holds an Associate in General Business from St. Clair County Community College.

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Jasper Aguirre, Paralegal

Jasper Aguirre is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s California office supporting attorneys in the firm’s Warranty and Commercial Litigation practices.

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Joshua Allton, Attorney

Joshua Allton is an Attorney in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commerical Litigation practices.

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Fatima Anari, Paralegal / Settlement Accounts Manager

Fatima Anari is a Paralegal / Settlement Accounts Manager in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commercial Litigation practices.

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Kieran Arens, Paralegal

Kieran Arens is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commerical Litigation practices.

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Tiffany Beuerlein, Paralegal

Tiffany Beuerlein is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s California office supporting attorneys in the firm’s General Litigation practice.

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Christina Boch, Paralegal / Settlement Coordinator

Christina Boch is a Paralegal / Settlement Coordinator in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commercial Litigation practices.

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Roger Bracken, Attorney

Roger R. Bracken is an Attorney in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commerical Litigation practices.

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Mitchel Brim, Attorney

Mitchel Brim is an Attorney in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commerical Litigation practices.

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Allison Clayton, Paralegal

Allison Clayton is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s California office supporting attorneys in the firm’s Warranty Litigation practice.

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Veronica Costello, Paralegal

Veronica Costello is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s California office supporting attorneys in the firm’s General Litigation practice.

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Stacey Davis, Attorney

Stacey Davis is an Attorney in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commerical Litigation practices.

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Matt Falkenstein, Law Clerk

Matt Falkenstein is a Law Clerk in Erskine Law’s California office supporting attorneys in the firm’s General Litigation practice.

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Marlene Flores, Attorney

Marlene Flores is an Attorney in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commerical Litigation practices.

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Christina Gardner, Paralegal

Christina Gardner is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s Ohio office supporting attorneys in the firm’s Warranty and Commercial Litigation practices.

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James Gimeno, Paralegal

James Gimeno is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commercial Litigation practices.

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Jerry Gonzalez, Paralegal

Jerry Gonzalez is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commercial Litigation practices.

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Jenna Hardin, Paralegal / Settlement Coordinator

Jenna Hardin is a Paralegal / Settlement Coordinator in Erskine Law’s California office supporting attorneys in the firm’s Warranty and Commercial Litigation practices.

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Corina Hoyle, Paralegal

Corina Hoyle is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s California office supporting attorneys in the firm’s Warranty Litigation practice.

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Mario Larios, Paralegal / Settlement Coordinator

Mario Larios is a Paralegal / Settlement Coordinator in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commercial Litigation practices.

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Cameron Major, Attorney

Cameron Major is an Attorney in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commerical Litigation practices.

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Jacqueline Mandel, Attorney

Jacqueline Mandel is an Attorney in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commerical Litigation practices.

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Oscar McBride, Office Manager

Oscar McBride is the Office Manager for Erskine Law’s California office.

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Eileen Pawelek, Paralegal

Eileen Pawelek is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s Michigan office in the firm’s Warranty Claims practice.

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Kyle Roybal, Attorney

Kyle Roybal is an Attorney in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commerical Litigation practices.

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Alma Taylor, Paralegal

Alma Taylor is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s Michigan office in the firm’s Warranty Claims practice.

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Carly Van Thomme, Attorney

Carly Van Thomme is an Attorney in Erskine Law’s Michigan office in the firm’s Warranty and Commerical Litigation practices.

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Jovanni Villa, Paralegal

Jovanni Villa is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s California office in the firm’s Warranty and Commercial Litigation practices.

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Robert Wenzel, Paralegal

Robert Wenzel is a Paralegal in Erskine Law’s California office supporting attorneys in the firm’s Warranty and Commercial Litigation practices.

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