Erich A. Knorr, AWI-CH, is a Senior Associate Attorney with Van Dermyden Maddux Law Corporation. He conducts workplace investigations, involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, performance issues, and misconduct.
Erich conducts investigations in a variety of industries in the public and private sectors. He regularly conducts investigations for public safety departments and is well versed in the Public Safety Officers’ Procedural Bill of Rights Act and the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights Act. Erich has handled high profile investigations involving high ranking employees and elected officials. Erich has also testified in support of his investigations.
Before joining Van Dermyden Maddux Law Corporation, Erich represented public and private sector labor associations and their members in civil litigation, administrative proceedings, and labor relations.
Erich previously represented employees throughout California in discipline and discharge proceedings, workplace investigations, and critical incidents, including officer-involved shootings and deaths in custody. Erich also trained law enforcement officers and employee associations regarding their rights in workplace and critical incident investigations.
Erich graduated with Distinction from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and is a member of the Roger J. Traynor Honor Society. He was an Associate Articles Editor for the Global Business and Development Law Journal. Erich served as an extern for the Honorable Ronald H. Sargis of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California. He also studied Fundamental Human Rights in the U.S. and Europe under Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.
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