Mr. Gary Daniel Knopf

Mr. Gary Daniel Knopf: Attorney with Troutman Sanders LLP
  • Associate at Troutman Sanders LLP (582 Attorneys)
  • Bank of America Plaza, 600 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30308
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Gary is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group. He represents employers in a broad range of employment matters arising under federal and state law, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and requests for medical leave. He also has experience in defending employers in mediation and settlement conferences in addition to proceedings initiated with federal agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board.

Moreover, Gary has significant experience with matters involving restrictive covenants, including non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements. Gary successfully represented an employer in one of the first cases to apply Georgia's new law regarding restrictive covenants. He also has significant experience in cases involving other business-related disputes, including misappropriation of trade secrets and other confidential information, breaches of fiduciary duty, and other forms of unfair competition stemming from employment relationships.

In addition to his litigation experience, Gary routinely advises employers on all areas of employment-related law, including, employment contracts and severance agreements, matters arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and employee handbooks and policies.

Presentations and Publications

Presenter, "How to Hire a Competitor's Employees and Avoid Legal Pitfalls," Troutman Sanders LLP Annual Labor & Employment Seminar, October 11, 2012.

Contributor, "Risky Business: The Dangers of Overbroad Confidentiality Agreements," Employment & the Law, Spring 2012

Contributor, "Does Title VII Prohibit Immigration-Based Discrimination? Seventh Circuit Court Of Appeals Says 'No,'" Employment & the Law, Summer 2012.

Contributor, "A Brave New World: EEOC GINA Regulations With Tips for Employer Compliance," Troutman Sanders LLP Advisory, April, 2011.

Work Experience

Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2011-present

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Labor & Employment
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Property Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
804-396-2295  Phone
(404) 885-3000  Phone
(404) 885-3900  Fax
University Attended:
Indiana University, B.S., 2007
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 2010
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; Georgia Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia; 2010, Georgia; Supreme Court of Georgia

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