Employment attorney Erin Hertzog counsels
both employees and
employers on a broad range of employment
and business law issues, including wrongful termination and unemployment
insurance claims, wage and hour disputes, and employment contracts, including
noncompete and other restrictive covenants.
Erin’s experience also encompasses:
discrimination claims based on age,
gender, race, religion, disability, national origin and other protected
Family Medical Leave Act and FMLA
unfair labor practices and concerted
activity claims under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA);
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act;
employee privacy rights;
severance and settlement agreements;
sexual harassment & hostile work
A Super Lawyers Rising Stars
honoree, Erin represents employees and employers
before various government agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission (EEOC), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Arizona Department of
Economic Security, U.S. Department of Labor, and other regulatory agencies.
Erin advises clients on employer compliance
requirements and employee rights under state and federal employment laws, such
as the Fair Labor Standards Act, National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), Title VII
of the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans
with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Arizona Employment
Protection Act, and Arizona’s wage-and-hour and unemployment insurance laws.
Erin graduated as a Trial Advocacy Fellow
from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. During
her distinguished law school career, Erin served in the ASU Civil Justice Clinic
as a Certified Rule 38 Student Attorney representing former employees on
unemployment insurance claims and appeals. In this role, Erin argued in front of
the Arizona Court of Appeals against an assistant Attorney General on a matter
of first impression involving Arizona’s unemployment insurance regulations.
has received several recognitions for her oral advocacy skills, including being
selected as the runner-up and scholarship recipient for Best Oral Argument in
the Ralph Spritzer Oral Argument Competition, the runner-up for Best Oralist for
oral argument at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration
Competition in Hong Kong and the Jenckes Cup Closing Argument Competition
Before entering the legal profession, Erin
attended the University of Arizona, where she served as Student Body President.
In 2008, Erin’s student leadership and advocacy were recognized by the creation
of the Erin A. Hertzog ZonaZoo Scholarship, a leadership and spirit scholarship
awarded annually to University of Arizona students.
Erin has a deep passion for world travel and
backpacking. To date, she has backpacked 36 countries around the world.