H. Edward "Eddie" Knox is the senior managing partner of Knox, Brotherton, Knox & Godfrey. He is a Board Certified Trial Specialist with the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Eddie was chosen by North Carolina attorneys and recognized by Business North Carolina magazine as a Legal Elite in 2003, 2005, and 2006. Eddie has an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is a "very high to preeminent" rating among his peers. He is also the recipient of the Super Lawyers Award for 2006 - 2011. In 2008, Eddie was inducted into the General Practice Hall of Fame by the North Carolina Bar Association.
Eddie was a Babcock Scholar and received his juris doctorate at Wake Forest Law School. He graduated from North Carolina State University as the Most Distinguished Graduate in the School of Education. Eddie served as President of both the Law School Student Body and the N.C. State Student Body.
Eddie has also served as chairman of numerous state commissions and local community organizations, including roles as a State Senator as well as Mayor of Charlotte, NC.
Eddie's active practice includes trial work in the area of personal injury, medical malpractice, workers' compensation and condemnation. He and his wife, fellow attorney Frances S. Knox, have been trying personal injury cases for decades with excellent results for their clients.
Licensed since 1963
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|NC||Authorized to practice law||1963||06/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer 2006-2011||Super Lawyers||2011|
|General Practice Hall of Fame||North Carolina Bar Association||2008|
|Order of Service Award||North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers||2007|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America 2007-2008||American Trial Lawyers Association||2007|
|Legal Elite 2003 & 2005-2006||Legal Elite||2005|
|Outstanding Alumnus||Wake Forest University School of Law||1982|
|Outstanding Alumnus||NC State University||1970|
|Distinguished Service Award||Mecklenburg County||1968|
|Owner/Developer||Verdict Ridge Golf and Country Club||2000 - Present|
|Mayor of Charlotte, NC||City of Charlotte, NC||1980 - 1984|
|NC Senator||State of North Carolina||1970 - 1974|
|Senior Managing Partner||Knox, Brotherton, Knox & Godfrey||1963 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|North Carolina State Bar||Member||N/A|
|Mecklenburg County Bar||Member||N/A|
|North Carolina Advocates of Justice||Member||N/A|
|Mecklenburg County Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|American Inns of Court||Member||N/A|
|Wake Forest University's Law Board of Visitors||Member||N/A|
|Wake Forest University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1963|
|NC State University||Agricultural Education||B.S.||1960|
|NC Academy of Trial Lawyers CLE||CLE||N/A|