Erik Knopf is a tax lawyer and Associate at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch. Erik has assisted a broad range of clients, including individuals and corporations with international and domestic tax planning issues, and with individuals on estate planning matters. Erik also has experience handling tax controversy and tax litigation matters, as well as judicial review matters, for clients at the firm.
Erik initially joined Rotfleisch & Samulovitch as a summer student while completing his studies at Queen’s University School of Law. Erik subsequently completed his articles with Rotfleisch & Samulovitch and returned as an associate of the firm in 2023. Erik graduated from Queen’s Law on the Dean’s Honour List with several awards in recognition of his academic prowess, including the Dentons Canada LLP Award and Insolvency Institute of Canada Prize in Insolvency Studies. Erik also worked as a student caseworker for Queen’s Legal Aid and as an Associate Submissions Editor for Queen’s Law Journal.
Prior to law school, Erik graduated with distinction from King’s University College, Western University, with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Management and Organization Studies. Erik leverages this education, and his subsequent experience in accounting and tax compliance, while guiding clients through Canadian tax matters.