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Meyers Nave Elevates Three Attorneys to Principal

Meyers Nave proudly announces the elevation of three attorneys to Principal – Eric S. Casher, Camille Hamilton Pating and Douglas M. McManamon. “On January 1, 2018, these outstanding attorneys will join the leadership team that guides the future of our firm, mentors the professional development of our Associates, and inspires our commitment to provide the best service to clients throughout California,” said David Skinner, Managing Principal of Meyers Nave.


Eric Casher joined Meyers Nave in 2010 as a member of the Municipal & Special District Law Practice and is currently Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee. His expertise includes advising on government ethics and conflicts of interest, workplace investigations, and all aspects of public contract procurement including competitive bidding, prevailing wage and complex public-private partnerships. Early in his career, Eric demonstrated his legal knowledge and litigation skills by successfully representing a public agency in a published California Court of Appeals decision that remains a leading case in public contract law in the State. He currently serves as City Attorney for the City of Pinole and General Counsel of the East Bay Dischargers Authority, advising on all legal matters affecting the agencies’ governance, decision-making, daily operations and long-term policy. Eric recently completed a four-year term as a Commissioner on the California Fair Political Practices Commission and remains active in the community serving as President of the Charles Houston Bar Association and Vice President of the California Bar Foundation.


Camille Hamilton Pating joined Meyers Nave’s Labor and Employment Practice in 2009 and leads the firm’s rapidly growing Workplace Investigations Practice. She has conducted over 100 high-profile investigations involving executives and elected officials, and is a sought-after attorney investigator for sexual  harassment, discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, ethics, Title IX, police internal affairs and other serious misconduct allegations. Camille advises employers on a full range of personnel matters and conducts training on anti-discrimination laws, social media regulation, data privacy and implicit bias. She served as Chair of Meyers Nave’s Diversity Committee for five years and is a driving force behind the firm’s Women’s Initiative, Diversity Initiative and Diversity Fellowship Program. Camille served as President of the San Francisco Ethics Commission and participates in numerous organizations, including the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources and the Association of Workplace Investigators.


Doug McManamon joined Meyers Nave in 2013 as a member of the firm’s Construction and Facilities Practice after several years of practicing construction law at a boutique Oakland firm and an international law firm. With his architectural training and experience in the construction industry, he brings special skills to the firm’s Construction and Facilities Practice, and enhances our client service on highly complex and technical construction issues. Doug assists clients across California with all significant aspects of construction law and litigation, from procurement to project close-out and dispute resolution. He is a regular presenter at numerous conferences, seminars and webinars on topics including public contracting requirements, public bidding, and handling public works construction claims. Outside the practice of law, Doug serves as a Cub Scout den leader and coaches youth sports teams in the Lamorinda community.