Erich Shiners

Prior to his service on the Board, Erich Shiners represented and advised public agency employers in labor and employment matters, including many cases before PERB. Most recently he was Senior Counsel at Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, and before that he was a partner at Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai. Shiners served as Legal Advisor to former PERB Chair Alice Dowdin Calvillo from 2008 to 2011, and while in law school held summer internships at the National Labor Relations Board in Washington D.C. and the Agricultural Labor Relations Board in Sacramento.

Shiners is a member of the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the California Lawyers Association, and a co-editor-in-chief of its publication, California Public Sector Labor Relations. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Sacramento State University, and a Juris Doctor degree from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

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