Colleen E. McKnight

Senior Counsel


Colleen McKnight is a senior counsel in the firm's Litigation Department. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and public-law related litigation. She also frequently counsels clients from wide range of industries on general business matters, including providing counsel on government-related matters.

Colleen is actively involved in all aspects of litigation matters, including case assessment, factual investigation, electronic discovery, dispositive motions, mediation, depositions, trial preparation and trial.  


  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, (2011), with honors
    • Chair, Board of Advocates
    • Champion, Strasburger Senior Mock Trial Competition
    • Champion, Baron and Budd Intermediate Mock Trial Competition
    • Staff Editor, Texas Journal for Women in the Law
  • B.A., Texas Wesleyan University, summa cum laude
    • English Rhetoric and Composition (2008), Vocal Music Performance (2007)
    • Recipient, Guardian of the Golden Shears Award
    • Recipient, Law Sone Award, University's Top Female Student (2006-2007)
    • President and Vice President, Alpha Chi National Academic Honor Society
    • Recipient, Augie Mae Howell Scholarship for Excellence in English
    • Recipient, Neeley-Wynn-Houser Award for Excellence in Writing