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Andrew N. Knauss, Esq.

Associate

aknauss@pottermurdock.com

Direct: 202.798.6053
Fax: 703.832.0211

Education

Davidson College, BA

University of Michigan Law School, JD

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

Maryland

Court Admissions

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Maryland Court of Appeals

Andrew N. Knauss is an Associate of Potter & Murdock, P.C., representing and advising the firm’s clients in all areas of the firm’s practice, with a particular focus on matters involving litigation, employment, and government contracting. In addition, he provides advice and counsel to the firm’s clients regarding intellectual property (copyright and trademark) matters. 

While at the University of Michigan law school, he earned the Jack C. Radcliffe, Jr. Award for excellence in mentoring first year law students in its legal practice and legal writing courses. His team reached the finals of the National Cultural Heritage Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the DePaul University College of Law. He also received a Certificate of Merit for his academic performance in “Bloodfeuds,” an upper-level law course centering on historical legal traditions of justice and dispute resolution.

While in law school, Mr. Knauss interned in the Office of Contracting & Personal Property Management at the Smithsonian Institution. Following his graduation from law school, he worked as a legal intern in the Office of the Secretary and General Counsel at the National Gallery of Art.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Knauss received a Certificate in Digital Design from the Corcoran College of Art & Design in Washington, D.C. (now the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design). He is skilled in using digital design and video editing software.

Professional Affiliations

Maryland State Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

Thought Leadership

“Federal Action on Marijuana Use – May 2018 Update” – Bulletin (5/6/2018)

“The Evolving Practice of Law: Delivery of Legal Services, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, and Cybersecurity” – William & Mary Law School African American Alumni Reunion – Williamsburg, VA (2/24/2018)

“Recent Developments in Employment Law, 2017 ed.” – American Bar Association Business Law Section

“Winning Your Case Through Courtroom Technology” – ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, 11th Annual Conference – Washington, DC (11/8/2017)

“Winning Your Case Through Effective Use of Technology” – ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, 11th Annual Conference – Washington, DC (11/8/2017)

“‘Ban the Box’ and Increasing Regulation of Background Checks” – ALI Current Developments in Employment Law Annual Conference – Santa Fe, NM (7/27/2017)

“Criminal Background Checks, Credit Checks & Workplace Drug Testing” – ALI Current Developments in Employment Law Annual Conference – Santa Fe, NM (7/27/2017)

“Damages in Employment Law Cases” – ALI Current Developments in Employment Law Annual Conference – Santa Fe, NM (7/27/2017)

“Marijuana in the Workplace” – ALI Current Developments in Employment Law Annual Conference – Santa Fe, NM (7/27/2017)

“National Trends in Employment Law” – Federal Bar Association – Utah Chapter Southern Utah Federal Law Symposium – St. George, UT (5/6/2017)

“The Future of Whistleblower Programs” – Bulletin (2/20/2017)