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Clayton O. Knowles

Associate

Relationships are important to me, and I am responsive, honest, and straightforward with my clients. I put myself in my clients’ shoes and think about how each matter affects the way they do business, or how we might work together to overcome an issue and help their business move forward.

Clay Knowles has extensive experience representing clients in disputes and insurance claims involving construction defects, premises liability, catastrophic injuries, trucking accidents, and commercial litigation. Clay also represents insurers in first-party actions involving claims of bad faith, arson and fraud, and property damage.

Clay’s in-depth understanding of litigation and its impact on his clients’ businesses allows him to serve as a strong ally and advocate for his clients’ interests in complex matters. Clay relies on his knowledge and experience to help identify practical and profitable courses of action in any dispute, including pursuing cases through to trial.

In the courtroom, Clay combines his skill in evaluating claims with an aggressive approach to defending his clients. Clay has trial experience and has litigated in state and federal courts throughout Georgia.

In any type of litigation he handles, Clay works with clients and team members from the initial phases of a matter to its completion. Clay is experienced in handling depositions, hearings, and trials, along with drafting and arguing dispositive motions.

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 2014
  • University of Georgia, B.B.A., 2011, Economics, cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Acknowledgements

Best Lawyers® Ones To Watch - Commercial Litigation, 2021

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

State Bar of Georgia