Complex Litigation Services
David T. Knight has been practicing law for more than 45 years in the area of commercial litigation. He has a depth and breadth of experience with these matters in this context that is virtually unmatched.
At DAVID KNIGHT LAW, he can provide the knowledge and insight into litigation issues that can help resolve critical and important disputes in an efficient manner. His experience allows him to employ recognized as well as innovative solutions to assist his clients in achieving the best outcome for their specific matter.
A “Best Lawyer” And Board-Certified
David Knight is board-certified by the Florida Bar in Civil Trial Law (since 1986), Business Litigation Law (since 1996), and Anti-Trust and Trade Regulation (since 2006). He also has been recognized in commercial litigation by Best Lawyers of America since 2003, the Florida Trend Legal Elite since 2008 and Chambers USA since 2012.
Because he is selective of his clients, he invests the time to understand his clients’ circumstances, market position, and litigation posture, and his decades of litigation practice allows him to plan a strategy that will produce the objectives and goals his clients want to achieve.
Broad Litigation Expertise
His practice is focused on commercial litigation, but particular areas have received special focus for his expertise, including:
- Breach of Contract
- Business torts
- Unfair trade practices and anti-trust
- Interference with contracts and prospective business relationships
- Business breakups
- Trust litigation
- Construction law
- Breach of fiduciary duties
- Professional malpractice
- Defamation involving businesses
- Qui tam/whistleblower
- Securities fraud
Experience In The Courtroom
David Knight has tried many jury and nonjury cases to conclusion. This is important, as he has gained a critical mass of experience in the courtroom, dealing with the real-time necessity to adapt to the unique intensity of managing the presentation of a case in front of a jury or judge. In addition, he has significant experience in handling arbitrations and administrative proceedings. These cases have ranged in value to amounts in excess of $100,000,000.00.
David Knight has also lectured extensively on trial law topics at the national, regional and local levels. Finally, David has served on many civic, charitable and social organizations, including those dealing with legal topics. For example, he is the past chair of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Trial Lawyers and Bay Area Legal Services (a pro bono organization devoted to providing free legal assistance to the indigent).
Contact The Firm
For litigation counsel with substantial experience and capable of handling business and commercial litigation involving great complexity, call David’s Tampa office at 813-784-8056 or use our contact form to schedule an appointment to discuss your matter.