IN THE NEWS
FEBRUARY 2018: Knight Johnson’s James Johnson and Bryan Knight spoke at the Georgia State Bar’s Advanced Debt Collection CLE program on the topic of the Georgia Fraudulent Transfer Act.
After a two week jury trial of a complex commercial lease dispute in Spaulding County, James Johnson received a substantial verdict in favor of his client and against the Defendant property owner.
The jury awarded both compensatory damages and attorneys fees, as well as punitive damages against the Defendant.
Nearly every member of the Jury praised Knight Johnson’s trial presentation and use of trial technology in the courtroom.
NOVEMBER 2017: Knight Johnson’s Scott McAlpine and Bryan Knight spoke at the Commercial Real Estate ICLE Seminar at the State Bar of Georgia Headquarters on the topic of the Georgia Fraudulent Transfer Act.
Congratulations to Knight Johnson's Scott McAlpine for successfully obtaining reversal of summary judgment in the Georgia Court of Appeals for a convenience store owner in a fraud and breach of contract case.
Congratulations to Bryan Knight who successfully defended a Construction Arbitration and was awarded damages on his counterclaim which involved a construction dispute regarding an outpatient neurosurgery center.
UGA alumni James Johnson and Knight Johnson were named as an Honoree of the 2017 Bulldog 100 Business, recognizing the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni.
Over 500 companies from across the country were nominated for this distinction. Nominated businesses were ranked by a three-year compounded annual growth rate of revenues and were required to meet the Bulldog 100 criteria.
In a ceremony held at the St. Regis Hotel in Buckhead, Bryan M. Knight received the Daily Report's 'On The Rise' Award for 2016. Bryan was recognized as one of the Top 25 Lawyers Under 40 in Georgia.
Congratulations to James Johnson who successfully defended a $30 Million Dollar claim in San Diego Superior Court involving an international bank and Russian law.
Knight Johnson obtained a $120K judgment in a Construction Arbitration for Plaintiff's suffering from severe foundational defects.
Knight Johnson has opened a Los Angeles office in order to accommodate its growing California practice. The firm's Los Angeles office is located at 100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 700, Santa Monica, CA 90401, (424) 272-6680.
April 23, 2015 - Bryan M. Knight wins a $7.1 million Jury Verdict in Gwinnett Superior Court, representing real estate investors against a national title insurance company.
Knight Johnson's James Johnson obtained a reported Georgia Court of Appeals decision reversing the Greene County Superior Court's confirmation of a non-judicial foreclosure sale. The reversal effectively releases our client from a substantial loan deficiency.
Read case here: http://caselaw.findlaw.com/ga-court-of-appeals/1677451.html
Knight Johnson, LLC is happy to introduce our new Associate Nick Sears.
Mr. Sears is a trial attorney that specializes in real estate litigation, construction litigation, and business litigation. Mr. Sears’ real estate litigation practice involves representing developers, builders, real estate investors, and property owners in actions involving banking, lender liability, foreclosure, receivership, specific performance, suit on note, title disputes, boundary line disputes, easements, prescriptive title, ejectment, commercial landlord/tenant, zoning, and tax appeals. Mr. Sears’ construction litigation practice involves representing general contractors, subcontractors, builders, and property owners in actions involving negligent construction, breach of contract, delay damages, warranty, defective materials, lien foreclosure, and bond suits. Mr. Sears’ business litigation practice involves representing companies, partners, shareholders, and officers in partnership/shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, fraud, RICO, SEC investigations, FINRA disputes, and restrictive covenants.
Before joining Knight Johnson, Mr. Sears clerked for the Honorable Judge John J. Goger in the Superior Court of Fulton County. After graduating from University of Georgia with cum laude honors, Mr. Sears attended Emory University School of law where he was the managing editor for the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal.
Knight Johnson was featured in the December 23, 2013 issue of TIME Magazine in the Southeast region for Excellence in Law 2013.