C. Knox Withers

171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363
404.873.8129 phone

Knox Withers is a partner in the Litigation Practice and a member of the firm's Retail Industry Team. He is the chair of the Hiring Committee and serves as the firm's Hiring Partner.

In 2010, the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation honored Knox with its Domestic Violence “Breaking the Cycle” Award for providing dedicated, consistent support to those who seek court-ordered protection from domestic violence.

Knox focuses his practice on business and real estate litigation and dispute resolution. He assists clients in protecting their business assets through the litigation and trial of complex business disputes. Knox represents financial institutions, commercial landlords, tenants, owners, property managers, and developers, and lenders. He has handled lease disputes, construction contract litigation, dispossessory and distress proceedings, zoning disputes, and land use cases. Knox has represented lenders and other financial institutions in connection with loan default matters, promissory note and guaranty disputes, creditors’ rights litigation seeking to collect from account debtors, and foreclosure actions. He also has experience representing media companies in defamation litigation and first amendment issues. In addition, he handles many other types of business disputes.

Knox strives to provide superior client service and to achieve successful, cost-effective results. He dedicates significant time to the firm’s pro bono efforts, having represented numerous victims of domestic violence in actions for protection against their abusers. He also volunteers with the AVLF “Saturday Lawyers” and “Standing With Our Neighbors” Programs. Knox actively promotes the mission of Marist School, serving for many years on the Board and Executive Committee of the Marist Alumni Association, including as president from 2011 until 2013. He also co-founded the Marist Alumni Lawyers Association in 2014. Knox enjoys home improvement, working in his yard, and spending time with his wife, Tracy, and their daughters, Frances and Catherine.