Ms. Knight focuses her practice on regulatory compliance, environmental transactions, and due diligence, with particular emphasis on the Clean Air Act and its state equivalents. She regularly counsels coke producers, petroleum product manufacturers, chemical companies, automotive part manufacturers, and other industrial clients on air and other environmental and safety matters.
Ms. Knight’s experience includes counseling clients regarding:
Ms. Knight has successfully represented homeless individuals seeking expungement of their non-conviction criminal records in order to obtain employment. She has also assisted pro bono clients with contract disputes and immigration issues.
Ms. Knight is currently Co-Chair of the NAWL Women in Environment & Energy Law Practice Area Affinity Group.
During law school, Ms. Knight served on the Maryland Law Review, received a certificate of Concentration in Environmental Law, was awarded the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Diversity Recognition Award, and was an International Finalist in the International Environmental Moot Court Competition. She also interned with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environmental Enforcement Section, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, the University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic, and the Maryland Office of the Attorney General at the State Highway Administration.
Prior to law school, Ms. Knight worked for a biological consulting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area.