Bob Knowlton primarily represents businesses in contract, business tort, and trade practice disputes, investigations and claims by governmental entities, and internal corporate investigations. He also handles shareholder derivative suits and defends claims asserted against officers and directors by shareholders and governmental entities. From the outset of each case, he works closely with clients to determine their desired results. Knowlton represents numerous financial institutions, manufacturers, real estate and clients in various other industries.
A certified mediator, he is successful at evaluating risks and devising the most effective strategy, tailored to support a client’s business goals.
He is also listed in the 2016 South Carolina Super Lawyers for Business Litigation.
- represented a FORTUNE 500 company in a dispute tried in the State of Washington regarding alleged damages of over $60 million, concerning unfair trade practices, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and contract
- tried a case involving a shareholder’s dispute alleging officer and director misconduct
- represented the board of directors and officers of a failed bank who were sued in a class action shareholder case