Erin M. Wintersteen
tel: +1 916 978 5860
fax: +1 916 978 5861
Ms. Wintersteen, Managing Attorney, is a bar-certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law. In addition to managing the caseloads and work-product of other attorneys, she represents insurance carriers, self-insured employers and public entities in all aspects of workers’ compensation.
Ms. Wintersteen is a former president and current board member of the Valley Industrial Claims Association, which provides continuing education opportunities for the workers’ compensation community. She’s a member of the California Lawyers Association Executive Committee of the Workers’ Compensation Section, and was featured in Sacramento Magazine as one of the city’s top attorneys.
Before joining Michael Sullivan & Associates, Ms. Wintersteen was Partner and Chief Marketing Officer with Adelson, Testan, Brundo, Novell & Jimenez in Sacramento, where she was responsible for client-attorney relations for the firm’s Northern California region. She also carried a full caseload of workers’ compensation defense files, with particular expertise in Labor Code 132a and serious and willful claims. Before becoming a partner, Ms. Wintersteen was an associate attorney with the firm.
Ms. Wintersteen received her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, where she was on the Dean’s List, and was a member of the Traynor Honor Society and the American Constitution Society. She was a Witkin Award winner, and served as a Research Assistant for a Legal Process class. She was also a Certified Legal Research Assistant for the County Public Defender’s felony division. Ms. Wintersteen received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis, where she was on the Dean’s List.