Wyck A. Knox Jr.

Retired

Mr. Knox focused his practice on business litigation and health care litigation. He has tried numerous cases in both the state and federal courts and appeals in the 4th, 5th and 11th Circuits, plus the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia. In 1976, Wyck Knox and David Zacks founded Knox & Zacks in Augusta and later opened operations in Atlanta. Knox & Zacks merged with Kilpatrick & Cody on January 1, 1994. He served as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the firm for four years.

Mr. Knox currently serves as a director of AGL Resources, Inc. and as a director and chairman of nBank Corp., as a trustee of Young Harris College, as a trustee of Ida Cason Callaway Foundation and as a curator of the Georgia Historical Society. He also serves on the Board of Visitors of Georgia Research University. He serves as a partner of Knox Properties, LLLP and as president of Knox Charity Fund, Inc. He also served as a founding director and chairman of the board of Georgia Lottery Corporation and as a member of the Metropolitan Atlanta Olympic Games Authority. Mr. Knox also served as a founding trustee of the Richard B. Russell Foundation, on the Board of Visitors of the University Georgia School of Law, as a member of Leadership Georgia in 1974, and as a director of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Knox has been listed on multiple occasions, most recently in 2008 in The Best Lawyers in America® in two categories: Business Litigation and Health Care law. He was named as one of 2004’s “100 Most Influential Georgians” by Georgia Trend Magazine and again in 2011. Mr. Knox is recognized as a 2008 Georgia “Super Lawyer” in Business Litigation and Health Care by SuperLawyers magazine. In 2013, Junior Achievement inducted Mr. Knox into its CSRA Business Hall of Fame. He was honored for his pursuits in business and philanthropy that have inspired young people to become leaders and community advocates. Mr. Knox is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association, Fellow

Georgia Bar Foundation, Fellow

University Extended Care, Inc., Trustee

University Health Services, Inc., Trustee

University of Georgia Foundation, Emeritus Trustee

University of Georgia Athletic Association, Emeritus Member, Board of Directors

American Cancer Society, Richmond County Unit, Former President

Augusta Country Club, Building Committee, Past President

Georgia-Carolina Boy Scouts of America, Former President and Silver Beaver Award Recipient

Medical College of Georgia Foundation, Former Trustee

Metropolitan Augusta Chamber of Commerce, Former Member of Board of Directors

Rotary Club of Augusta, Former President and Paul Harris Fellow

University Health Care Foundation, Past Chairman

University of Georgia Alumni Society, Former Vice President

University Health Care Foundation, Past Chairman

University of Georgia Alumni Society, Former Vice President

Education

  • University of Georgia, J.D. (1964)
  • University of Georgia, B.B.A., Finance

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (1964)

Who We Are

Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St., Suite 230
Augusta, GA, 30901
USA
t +1 706.823.4200
f +1 706.828.4461

Wyck A. Knox Jr.

Experience Highlights

Sherman Act conspiracy and monopoly claims against obstetrical staff of a major regional hospital
Represented the obstetrical staff of a major regional hospital in resisting Sherman Act conspiracy and monopoly claims made by a group of licensed more