Bob Knowlton named 2023 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Intellectual Property in Columbia

May 11, 2023

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. announced that Bob Knowlton was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Intellectual Property in Columbia.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” This designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, Bob was listed in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Litigation – Securities.

Bob leads Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Commercial Litigation practice group and is a certified mediator. He represents businesses and individuals with matters involving claims under the securities laws, shareholder disputes, corporate governance matters, intellectual property, investigations and claims by governmental entities, and internal corporate investigations.


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About Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd provides business, litigation and financial legal services to local, national and international clients. With a history dating back to 1887, it is one of the largest law firms in South Carolina, with more than 115 attorneys. The firm has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence and Greenville, South Carolina and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, visit