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Edward E. Knauss, IV

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Edward E. Knauss, IV is a highly respected and trusted personal injury lawyer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. With nearly 45 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 25 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.

Personal Life

Mr. Knauss was born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where he resides with his wife, Debbie. In his free time he stays active and enjoys hiking, jogging, swimming and cross-country skiing. He also cherishes time spent with this family, especially his three lively grandsons. Mr. Knauss is most commonly called by his nickname, “Ted.”

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  • Great experience! Nikki C.
  • Always available to answer our questions. Carol
  • It felt like you truly cared and we weren't just another case. J.M.
  • The results of the settlement far exceeded my expectations. Tanya Wehr
  • Handled perfectly! Rose
  • Hardworking and professional. Alexandra
  • Very quick with all the information that I needed. Betty M.
  • Keep up the good work! Lisa
  • Thank you for making me feel like I deserved justice. Denise J.
  • I got more money than expected. Car Accident Client
  • On a scale of 1-5, I give them a 6. Jeffrey R.
  • Absolutely the best! Cheryl Ressler
  • You brought light into a very bad situation. Terry H.
  • They have been nothing but great! Kristen Hinds
  • They helped me and assisted me in a very timely manner. Mike McPherson
  • You showed a deep sense of compassion. C.M.
  • They took my case when others said I had no case. Tim K.
  • You pursue your client's best interests zealously and painstakingly. Car Accident Client
  • Rebecca to me is the superstar among stars! Rafael J.
  • You are the best. Eleanor & Ed
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