Erica Johnstone

Erica Johnstone is a partner at Ridder, Costa & Johnstone LLP, a San Francisco law firm focusing on intellectual property, internet, and privacy law. Johnstone specializes in defending reputations from unlawful online content, and litigates online issues regarding harassment, the right to privacy, identity theft and impersonation, and defamation. She is finding cutting edge solutions using the legal and political systems to tackle this new class of harms, and educates the public by writing as a social media columnist for the California Lawyer magazine, being interviewed by the NYT Magazine, WSJ, the New York Observer, and USA TODAY.