Eric N. Kniffin

Eric N. Kniffin

Partner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Eric Kniffin is an attorney in the firm’s Religious Institutions Practice Group. His practice focuses on ‎religious liberty cases in the trial and appellate levels, as well as commercial litigation matters. He has ‎represented clients in high-profile religious liberty cases, including nationwide litigation challenging ‎the Health and Human Services Mandate. Eric has also successfully represented the United ‎States in three cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Before joining the firm, Eric worked as a trial attorney for the United States Department of ‎Justice practicing in the Civil Rights Division. He managed investigations of correctional facilities and ‎police departments and brought enforcement actions for housing discrimination under the Fair ‎Housing Act. Most recently, Eric served as Legal Counsel for The Becket Fund for Religious ‎Liberty in Washington, D.C, where he represented clients in litigation at trial and in federal ‎appellate courts.‎