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Jeffrey D. Knight, Esq.

Jeffrey D. Knight, Esq.

Managing Partner

Email: Knight@LongKnight.com

Jeffrey D. Knight, Esq. focuses his practice on the representation of business clients in a host of transactional and litigation matters. Attorney Knight is a trained mediator with certificate program completion from MWI, inc, a well established mediation firm in downtown Boston. He handles a wide variety of mediation matters, ranging from employment, to commercial disputes and family mediation.  His clients range from private child care facilities, including private schools, to large commercial and retail entities.

Since starting the practice, Attorney Knight has had significant in-court experience, and experience in propounding cost-effective discovery as well as analyzing contracts and drafting multi-faceted agreements for businesses and individual clients.

He believes that while the firm is prepared to litigate where the need arises, one of our core strengths is the honest, measured approach we take to assess the risks and benefits of pursuing a legal claim.  It is important to the law firm to give each of our clients the information they need to make an informed decision.

Prior to opening the firm, he worked for private law firms that ranged in sizes from solo practices to mid-sized law firms. He has also had the honor of working for two esteemed jurists in the Commonwealth, Justice Harry Grossman of the Land Court and the then-Chief Judge Mark L. Wolf of the U.S. District Court (D. Mass.). These experiences provided him with a unique and rich perspective which positively influences his work product day in and day out.

Attorney Knight earned his J.D. with Honors from New England Law in Boston, Massachusetts. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. While in law school, he was the recipient of many honors and awards, including the highest course grade in Evidence and again in Federal Courts, called the CALI Awards. He served as the Business Managing Editor of the New England Law Review where his Law Review article was published in 2013. He also participated in the Giles S. Rich Patent Litigation Moot Court, where he authored (along with his partner) two exceptional briefs on cutting edge intellectual property topics.

Key Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Business Entity Formation
  • Mediation
  • Employment Law
  • General Business and Non-Profit Representation

Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2013
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2015
  • Pro Hac Vice, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, currently active

Education

  • JD, New England Law | Boston, cum laude, Business Managing Editor, New England Law Review, 2013
  • BA, University of Florida, 2010

Publications

  • Meditations on Post-Thompkins Invocations: A Model of “Clarity”, 47 New Eng. L. Rev. 217 (2012)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association