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Bryan M. Knight

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Knight Palmer, LLC
1360 Peachtree St NE, Suite 1201
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: 404-228-4822
Fax: 404-228-4821
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Real Estate: Business, Construction Litigation: Business
Attorney Profile
Mr. Knight is a trial attorney who focuses his practice on commercial litigation with an emphasis on matters concerning real estate, construction, landlords and tenants, business torts and contract disputes. He represents developers, builders, real estate investors, general contractors, subcontractors, landlords, tenants and borrowers in litigation concerning lender liability, loan default, commercial foreclosure, confirmation actions, title disputes, broker commission disputes, negligent construction, federal and state construction projects, payment disputes, defective materials, lien foreclosure, lease disputes, and dispossessory actions. In addition, Mr. Knight represents businesses in litigation concerning fiduciary duty, tortious interference, shareholder disputes, and restrictive covenants.

About Bryan M. Knight

First Admitted: 2005, Georgia

Professional Webpage:


  • Named to Georgia Trends Magazine's Legal Elite in Business Litigation., Legal Elite, 2011
  • Named to Georgia Trends Magazine's Legal Elite in business litigation. , 2012
  • Named to Georgia's Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine in 2014., 2014
  • Named as Georgia Legal Elite in business litigation by Georgia Trends Magazine., 2015
  • Named Super Lawyer Rising Star in Business Litigation. , Super Lawyer, 2011
  • Named to Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite for 2013, 2013
  • Named as a Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine in 2014. , 2014
  • Named as top Georgia lawyer under the age of 40 by The Daily Report Newspaper.  On June 23, 2016, Mr. Knight was presented the award at the awards ceremony at the Atlanta St. Regis Hotel.  , 2016
  • Named as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine and Atlanta Magazine. , 2013
  • Named Super Lawyer Rising Star in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine and Atlanta Magazine in 2014.
  • Named as a Super Lawyer in business llitigation by Super Lawyer Magazine and Atlanta Magazine. , Super Lawyers and Atlanta Magazine, 2015


  • Successfully represented hotel owner against bank seeking to appoint reciever for a $10,000,000 hotel.  Court denied bank's motion to appoint reciever. , 2012
  • Represented large erosion control and seed wholesaler in contract dispute with vendor. Prevailed on Summary Judgment and awarded $500,000 judgment. Vendor appealed.  Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed trial court decision. , 2013
  • Represented apartment developer in suit against bank.  Jury awarded developer $1,000,000 against bank, released developer from $2,500,000 loan, and allowed developer to keep the apartment. , 2012
  • Successfully represented majority shareholders of real estate development partnership in suit brought by minority partner concercing profits from sale of $25 Million hotel. , 2013
  • Represented 13 doctors that were silent investors in a $30 Million dollar investment porfolio involving 4 operating hotels and a hotel development site.  This case involved claims against another shareholder and property management company for breach of fiduciary duty, embellezment/conversion, and gross negligence.  A very favorable multi-million dollar settlment was reached one week into a two-week jury trial. , 2016
  • Obtained jury trial verdict of $7.1M for real estate developer against a national title insurance company regarding damages caused by title defects involving contamination of a 150 acrea residential development located in Gwinnett Country, Georgia. After a 2 week jury trial in Gwinnett County, Georgia the jury awared everying asked for by Mr. Knight in closing arguments. , 2015
  • Successfully represented large commercial door and door frame manufacturer at trial in construction dispute against general contractor in relation to construction of a school.   , 2012
  • Obtained trial verdict for real estate investor against a bank involving a $10,000,000 sydicated loan. , 2013

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Speaker for Continuing Legal Education seminar for the Atlanta Bar Assocaition regarding real estate title litigation. , 2016

Industry Groups

  • And Technology
  • Construction
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Bryan M. Knight

1360 Peachtree St NE
Suite 1201
Atlanta, GA 30309

Last Updated: 8/26/2022

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