Adam Knecht

Personal:
Adam Knecht represents corporations, partnerships, and individuals in the formation, financing, and operation of business entities. His practice includes mergers and affiliations, asset and stock transactions, franchising, and corporate financing transactions. A significant portion of Adam’s practice is devoted to individuals and entities involved in health care, general business, real estate, and construction. Adam regularly acts as outside general counsel for clients, assisting senior management with strategic planning, transactional needs, litigation matters, and government regulations.

Adam also represents clients in a wide variety of litigation and appellate matters in federal and state courts in Nevada and Utah, including matters involving contractual and commercial disputes, partnership and corporate officer and director disputes (including those involving asset and stock purchase agreements), tort liability, mineral and gas right disputes, trust and estate law issues, breaches of non-competition agreements, and injunctive relief.

Adam has successfully defended and prosecuted cases through trial, serving as primary trial counsel for the firm in more than 20 cases ranging from commercial and business matters, to personal injury, insurance bad faith, and medical malpractice.

Prior to law practice, Adam had many years of business management experience in both the technology and construction industries. Adam also advised and provided management consulting services for various mid to large companies while working for global consulting firms Accenture and Bridge Strategy Group (acquired). Subsequent to that, Adam was the general manager of a construction and real estate development company.

Adam is a long-time member of Habitat for Humanity and the Boy Scouts of America. Outside of work, Adam enjoys spending time with his wife and children, running, boating, climbing, and hiking.

Education:
Brigham Young University (B.S. Finance and Information Systems)
University of Nevada Las Vegas (J.D.)

Bar and Court Admissions:
State Courts of Nevada and Utah
United States District Court for District of Nevada
United States District Court for District of Utah
United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations:
State Bar of Nevada
State Bar of Utah
Southern Utah Bar
National Association of Home Builders
Nevada Contractors Association
Habitat for Humanity
Boy Scouts of America

Special Distinctions and Achievements:
Recipient of Outstanding Academic Achievement Full Scholarship
Recipient of CALI Award in Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, and Evidence
Associate Editor, Western State University Law Review
Invitee, Brigham Young University Law Review
Honors Moot Court Team Finalist
Judicial Extern for the Honorable Lloyd D. George, U.S. District Court,
      District of Nevada
Judicial Extern for the Honorable Kent J. Dawson, U.S. District Court,
      District of Nevada

Languages:
Spanish