Linda Knight
 

Linda Knight has built a national practice representing insurers and their insureds in complex litigation in federal and state courts. She brings exceptional creativity to bear for clients when reading juries and judges in diverse jurisdictions.

Linda represents insurance companies in first- and third-party litigation. She has particular experience defending insureds in catastrophic loss cases when the stakes are high. Linda also defends insurers against bad faith and coverage claims, including extra-contractual liability. She has served clients as national trial counsel in federal and state courts in 17 states.

Other Experience

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, Of Counsel
Taylor Anderson LLP, Associate
Podoll & Podoll P.C., Associate

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Colorado Rising Stars
    Personal Injury - General Defense, 2013-2018
Litigation Counsel of America

Personal Interests

Travel, time with family, and cooking


Linda Knight has built a national practice representing insurers and their insureds in complex litigation in federal and state courts. She brings exceptional creativity to bear for clients when reading juries and judges in diverse jurisdictions.

Representative Cases
  • Obtained a favorable settlement for a construction company in a trucking wrongful death lawsuit in Georgia.
  • Won a defense verdict in a bench trial in Colorado involving a real estate dispute.
  • Represented a manufacturer of electronic devices in product liability litigation in Florida.
  • Negotiated very favorable settlement for an Arizona restaurant facing multimillion-dollar catastrophic injury claims under dram shop liability laws.
  • Negotiated favorable settlement during trial for a racetrack operator in a catastrophic case in Virginia involving permanent injuries to a minor.
  • Obtained favorable settlement of bad faith claims on the eve of trial for an international insurance company related to a denial of coverage on a construction policy.
  • Obtained extremely favorable mid-trial settlement for a renowned boutique hotel in a multimillion-dollar catastrophic injury lawsuit.
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Other Experience

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, Of Counsel
Taylor Anderson LLP, Associate
Podoll & Podoll P.C., Associate

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Colorado Rising Stars
    Personal Injury - General Defense, 2013-2018
Litigation Counsel of America

Government Service

Law Clerk to The Honorable Michael L. Bender (Ret.), Colorado State Supreme Court

Personal Interests

Travel, time with family, and cooking

Articles/Presentations
  • "Trial Examination & Presentation: Tips from the Pros," presented at the 1st Annual Colorado Litigators' Summit, co-sponsored by the Litigation Section of the Colorado Bar Association (October 26, 2018).
  • "Defending Against Reptile Theory in Depositions," presented to in-house counsel and adjusters at USAA (September 12, 2018).
  • "Strategic Litigation," two-day seminar presented at Great American Insurance Company Claims College (September 2015).
  • "Strategic Mediation," presented at Great American Insurance Company Claims College (September 2014).
Education
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2007, Transportation Law Journal, Staff Editor; President of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association
  • University of Denver, B.A., 2004, Political Science
Government Service

Law Clerk to The Honorable Michael L. Bender (Ret.), Colorado State Supreme Court

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit