Errol C. Dauis

Practices

Employment Law

Employment Litigation

Education

University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D., 2011

California State University, Long Beach, B.A., Philosophy, 2007

Bar Admissions

California

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

United States District Court for the Northern District of California

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Errol C. Dauis

Errol C. Dauis

Associate

Errol practices employment law with a focus on advising and counseling employers to help them avoid litigation by addressing problems before they arise. He provides comprehensive review and recommendations on a full range of employment policies and practices. Errol also defends employers against claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (the “Labor Commissioner”). He is experienced in all aspects of litigation, from inception through resolution, and has handled matters in state and federal court at the trial and appellate levels.

“I practice employment law, with a focus on advising and counseling employers. I prioritize counseling employers to help them avoid litigation by addressing problems before they arise. I provide comprehensive review and recommendations on a full range of employment policies and practices. My experience also includes all aspects of litigation, from inception through resolution, and handling matters in state and federal court at the trial and appellate levels.”

When I am not lawyering, I enjoy exploring the Sacramento region’s cuisine, craft breweries, and wilderness with my wife and two dogs. My family and I also like traveling domestically and abroad. Our favorite places thus far have been Savannah, Georgia and El Nido in The Philippines.

Experience

Employment Counseling & Advice

  • Development of employee handbooks, policies, and agreements
  • Advise employers on application of laws relating to workplace harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, including response to employee complaints
  • Advise employers on the application of wage and hour laws and the proper payment of employee wages

Employment Litigation

  • Defend employers against claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the California Labor Commissioner
  • Defend employers against lawsuits alleging wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, failure to accommodate, failure to engage in the interactive process, and wage and hour violations on an individual and class-wide basis

Involvement

Honors and Activities

King Hall Rising Star Alumnus Award, 2021

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2021, 2022

Northern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star for Employment and Labor, 2017 – 2021

Adjunct Lecturer, University of California, Davis, School of Law, 2017 – 20118

Editor in Chief, UC Davis Law Review

Judicial Extern, Judge John A. Mendez, United States District Court for the Eastern District of California

Tutor and Mentor, King Hall Outreach Program

Founding Board Member, Coalition for Diversity at King  Hall

California State University, Long Beach, Cum Laude and Outstanding Baccalaureate Graduate Award in Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

Leadership Sacramento, a program of the Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation, Class of 2020

Member, Sacramento County Bar Association’s Diversity Hiring and Retention Committee

Member, Sacramento County Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section

Former Member, Board of Directors, Davis Food Co-op

Former President and Member of the Board of Directors, La Raza Centro Legal

Student Member, Milton L. Schwartz & David F. Levi American Inn of Court