Jane Osborne McKnight, PLC

Jane McKnight has over thirty years experience as an attorney and business advisor. She began her practice in Los Angeles, California, as an associate at O’Melveny & Myers and, later, with Hill Wynne Troop & Meisinger. Her focus was business litigation and labor law. Before relocating to Vermont in 1996, she also served as a Senior Judicial Attorney at the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, in Los Angeles, where she authored over one hundred appellate opinions and contributed to many more. She has been admitted pro hac vice in New York and Florida and has considerable experience before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where she has prosecuted trademark applications and litigated trademark matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.


McKnightlaw was established in 2000.  Ms. McKnight’s practice currently includes the formation of businesses and day-to-day counsel in the areas of employment law, trade secrets, collections, contracts, and intellectual property. She has extensive experience in civil litigation in both state and federal courts, as well as mediation and arbitration of a wide variety of disputes.  She also handles family law and personal injury matters.