Erika C. Frank

  • Appointed by the California Chamber of Commerce
  • Current Term Extends through June 30, 2021

Erika Frank is Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs for the California Chamber of Commerce.  She joined the Chamber in April 2004 as a policy advocate and began serving as general counsel shortly thereafter leveraging her 10 years of combined legal, governmental, and legislative experience.  She was named Vice President of Legal Affairs in 2009 and Executive Vice President at the start of 2017.

Before assuming full-time general counsel responsibilities in late 2005, among her other responsibilities, Ms. Frank lobbied the legislative and executive branches on taxation, civil litigation, and lawsuit abuse issues.

In her current position, Ms. Frank leads the Chamber’s Legal Affairs Department, which participates in court cases having a broad impact on California’s economy and business climate—including workers’ compensation reform, labor and employment matters, taxation issues, litigation reform, and commercial free speech.

As the Chamber’s subject matter expert on California and federal employment law, she oversees and contributes to the Chamber’s labor law and human resources compliance products; co-produces and presents webinars and seminars, and heads the Chamber’s Labor Law Helpline.

Ms. Frank graduated from McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific and holds a B.A. in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.