Taylor English's Charles McKnight Inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America
Taylor English is pleased to announce that partner Charles K. McKnight Jr. was inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The induction ceremony was held on October 20, 2016, at the LCA’s 2016 Fall Conference and Celebration of Fellows in Amelia Island, Florida.
At Taylor English, Mr. McKnight represents plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of business disputes and other litigation, including arbitration and mediation. He has counseled Fortune 500 companies, international companies, small and medium–sized U.S. businesses, and individuals in breach of contract, fraud, real property and business tort among other matters. Mr. McKnight has successfully defended numerous class actions, and his practice has included the representation of clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country.
In addition to his involvement with the Litigation Counsel of America, Mr. McKnight serves as a board member for the American Diabetes Association, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Georgia Justice Project. He is also a member of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society.
Mr. McKnight earned his undergraduate degree from Emory University and his law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law.
The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon evaluations of excellence, effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA seeks a high level of diversity in its composition and includes Women’s and Diversity Initiatives. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership.