Overview

Ethan Knott focuses his practice on construction and infrastructure projects and government contracting.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Knott served as a law clerk for the Honorable Sheri Polster Chappell, United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida. In this role, Mr. Knott managed both a civil and criminal docket, drafted orders on dispositive motions, and assisted with trials and hearings.

While attending law school, Mr. Knott served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Edwin G. Torres and the Honorable Kathleen M. Williams in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Mr. Knott also served as the Research and Writing Editor of the University of Miami Business Law Review.

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Experience

Represented an EPC contractor, which was a limited partnership comprised of three international design and construction firms, in litigation in Kansas state court concerning the design and construction of a coal-fired boiler for a new power plant in Texas. Millions of dollars in claims against the designer/manufacturer of the coal-fired boiler were successfully resolved by designer/manufacturer’s payment of a mid-eight-figure amount.

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Education

University of Miami School of Law, J.D. (2014) magna cum laude

Florida State University, B.S., Finance (2011) cum laude

Admissions

Georgia (2016)

Florida (2015)

Texas (2016)

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Clerkships

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida - Honorable Sheri Polster Chappell

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