Patrick E. Knie

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Spartanburg, SC

Patrick E. Knie, PA
 | 250 Magnolia Street, PO Box 5159
Spartanburg, SC 29304-5159
Phone: 864-582-5118
Fax: 864-585-1615
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014, 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (30%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Patrick E. Knie is the founder of Patrick E. Knie Law Offices in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Mr. Knie has several decades of legal experience in the area of personal injury, and represents injured clients throughout the Spartanburg and Greenville areas of South Carolina.

Along with having an extensive litigation practice, Mr. Knie also has experience with alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and is well-known for his knowledge and talent throughout the Spartanburg community.

Mr. Knie earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of South Carolina and went on to obtain his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He has been admitted to practice in the state of South Carolina since 1972 and is also admitted to appear before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Acknowledged for his contributions to the legal profession, Mr. Knie is rated AV Preeminent*, the highest possible, by the respected attorney peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” since 2003. He has also been on the Board of Visitors for the University of South Carolina since 2002 and has been named one of the “Best Lawyers in Greenville.”

Mr. Knie is a member of several professional groups including the South Carolina Association for Justice. He has been a member of this organization since 1973 and served on the group’s board of directors from 2000 to 2006.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Workers' Compensation (30%)

Class Action/Mass Torts (20%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014, 2017 - 2020

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About Patrick Knie

Admitted: 1972, South Carolina

Professional Webpage:


  • AV Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in Greenville
  • Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2014
  • Who's Who In American Colleges and Universities, 1969
  • Outstanding Lawyers in America
  • Board of Visitor University of South Carolina, 2002 - Present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2003 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Board of Governors, 2000-2006
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Member, 1973-present
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1973
  • South Carolina, 1972

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices and Fair Credit Reporting Act, South Carolina Bar, 2000

Educational Background:

  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, B.S, Major: History, 1969
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Office Location for Patrick E. Knie

250 Magnolia Street
PO Box 5159
Spartanburg, SC 29304-5159

Phone: 864-582-5118

Fax: 864-585-1615

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Last Updated: 8/6/2019

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