Edward E. Knauss, IV

Edward E. Knauss, IV
  • Biography


    Edward E. Knauss, IV is a highly respected and trusted personal injury lawyer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. With 43 years of experience under his belt, Mr. Knauss boasts a proven reputation. He has the expertise and skill to handle even the most complex injury cases for clients throughout Pennsylvania.

    Early Experience

    Mr. Knauss joined the firm in 1974 and began practicing law with his father, Edward E. Knauss, III, who was also an attorney at Metzger Wickersham. Over the years, Mr. Knauss has honed his trial skills and gained extensive legal experience, both in and out of the courtroom.

    Mr. Knauss focuses his practice on personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. Because of his vast knowledge and expertise, he has earned certification as a specialist in both of these fields.

    Board Certified Civil in Personal Injury & Workers' Compensation

    Mr. Knauss has been board-certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NTBA) for over 20 years. NTBA is the accrediting agency approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. This certification is reserved for attorneys who have demonstrated high standards of competence, experience and integrity in civil trial work.

    Mr. Knauss is also certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

    Only a handful of attorneys in the entire state of Pennsylvania are certified in both civil trial law and workers’ compensation, making him uniquely qualified to represent injured clients.

    Honors & Awards

    He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization in which membership is limited to trial lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional skill and excellence by achieving a trial verdict, award or settlement in the amount of one million dollars or more.

    Mr. Knauss was born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where he resides with his wife, Debbie. He has three children and three grandsons. Mr. Knauss is most commonly called by his nickname, “Ted.”

  • Education


    • Harvard University
      • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1971
    • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University
      • Juris Doctor, 1974

    Following law school, Mr. Knauss was admitted to practice law in several courts.

    His admissions include:

    • Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
    • United States Court of Appeals
  • Professional Memberships

    Professional Memberships

    • Dauphin County Bar Association
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
    • National Board of Trial Advocacy – Board Certified
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Civil Litigation and Workers’ Compensation Law Sections)