Elizabeth A. Ernster possesses significant litigation experience with an emphasis on civil business and employment litigation. Ms. Ernster has also successfully litigated multiple probate and trust matters. Ms. Ernster obtains favorable outcomes for clients by identifying their goals, and then pursuing them in a direct, aggressive manner. She has defended numerous clients at trial, in mediation and through the use of strategic motion practice.
Ms. Ernster has been named a “Top Attorney in Pasadena” by Pasadena Magazine several years in a row, and was named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2013. Ms. Ernster is admitted to the State Bar of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. She is a member of both the Pasadena and Los Angeles County Bar Associations.
Ms. Ernster obtained her Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where she received the Dean’s Scholarship and was recognized as “Best Advocate” in the Jackson Walker Moot Court Competition. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California.
Ms. Ernster sits on the Board of Trustees for Mayfield Senior School and is on the Board of Directors of a California sustainable tree farm. Ms. Ernster is also a member of the Junior League of Pasadena, Inc.