Ms. Knoll has a national construction and energy law practice. She has earned a Band One ranking in Chambers USA; is a fellow in the American College of Construction Lawyers; is a recipient of the prestigious Clients Choice Awards; won the 2014 Burton Awards for Distinguished Legal Writing with her article “Force Majeure and Climate Change: What is the New Normal?”; was recognized as a 2015 "Attorney of the Year" by Minnesota Lawyer; has been a perennial presence in Minnesota Super Lawyers since 2003; and ranked among the top 50 women lawyers in Minnesota. She is a frequent author and lecturer on topics related to construction and design contracts, claims, and dispute avoidance. She is the author of the Minnesota and South Dakota chapters of a multi-volume construction and design law treatise titled: A State-by-State Analysis of Current Legal Issues Affecting Architects, Engineers, Contractors, and Owners (From a Contracting and Claims Perspective), and co-author of the Public Private Partnership chapter in a treatise titled: Construction Projects: An Attorney’s Handbook.
Ms. Knoll is chairperson of Dorsey’s Construction and Design Group, she helps private and public clients in the construction, energy, manufacturing, and real estate industries achieve their business goals and resolve high stakes claims through experienced and pragmatic representation. She also regularly advises clients with respect to contract negotiations, procurement and dispute avoidance. In addition, Ms. Knoll is a member of the Firm’s Policy Committee, its board of directors.
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