John L. Knorek
John L. Knorek provides counsel and representation to large and small employers in all aspects of employment and wrongful discharge law. His practice also includes collective bargaining negotiations, affirmative action compliance, mediation and arbitration. He provides training to businesses on employment discrimination and preventative personnel practices, including family leave, disability law and sexual harassment. Mr. Knorek is a founding co-editor of the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce’s Desk Manual for Employers and its Model Employer Handbook. A few representative cases that Mr. Knorek has handled include: ALSCO, 124 LA 1545 (2008); French v. Hawaii Pizza Hut, Inc., 94 FEP 1072 (Haw. 2004); Welch v. Hawaii Medical Services Association, 89 FEP Cases 1172 (D. Haw. 2002); Ogden Services, 111 LA 250 (1998); Courtney v. Canyon TV & Appliance Rental, 899 F.2d 845 (9th Cir. 1990); Council of Hawaii Hotels v. Agsalud, 544 F. Supp. 449 (D. Haw. 1984).
- Best Lawyers in America, Hawai`i’s Best Lawyers, Chambers USA Client’s Guide and Super Lawyers for Employment and Labor Law
Mr. Knorek serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii and is Chair of the Human Resources Committee. Mr. Knorek has also served on the Boards of Hospice Hawaii, Society of Human Resource Management – Hawaii and Le Jardin Academy.