Kristopher B. Knox

Railroad Litigation

Partner

  • 501-370-1471
  • kknox@fridayfirm.com
  • 501-537-2917
  • 400 West Capitol Avenue Suite 2000 Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-3493

Biography

Kristopher B. Knox is a partner at Friday, Eldredge & Clark and a member of the firm’s Railroad Practice Group where he concentrates on defending crossing claims and Federal Employers’ Liability Act cases. Kris started at the firm in 2004 after graduating from the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Education

  • University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2004
  • University of Arkansas, B.A., Political Science, 2001

Noteworthy

  • James H. McKenzie Award for Professional Responsibility and Ethics, 2004
  • Note & Comment Editor, Arkansas Law Review, 2003-2004
  • Publication: "Davis v. St. John's Health System, Inc: General Jurisdiction, The Door Is Ajar, But How Far Will It Open?," 56 Ark. L. Rev. 657, 2003
  • Selected by attorney peers for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • Represents the largest Class One freight railroad in the country
  • University of Arkansas School of Law High Academic Achievement Award, 2004
  • University of Arkansas Moot Court Team Winner and Best Brief Winner, 2003

Key Matters

  • Falcone v. Union Pacific R.R. Co., No. 4:14-CV-573 (JM), 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 156609, at *1 (E.D. Ark. Feb. 24, 2016)
  • Haukereid v. National R.R. Passenger Corp., No. 14-3752, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 7881, at *1 (8th Cir. April 29, 2016)
  • Fulks v. Union Pacific R.R. Co., No. 3:10CV0310 JLH, 2011 WL 5439177, at *1 (E.D. Ark. Nov. 9, 2011)
  • Wilson v. Union Pacific R.R. Co., 2011 Ark. App. 508
  • Brooks v. Union Pacific. R.R. Co., 620 F.3d 896 (8th Cir. 2010)
  • Thomas v. Union Pacific R.R. Co., No. 5:08CV0287-WRW, 2010 WL 143756, at *1 (E.D. Ark. Jan. 12, 2010)
  • Hall v. Union Pacific R.R. Co., 261 Fed. Appx. 931 (8th Cir. 2008)
  • Dickerson v. Union Pacific R.R. Co., 428 F. Supp. 2d 909 (E.D. Ark. 2006)
  • Guerrero v. OK Foods, Inc., 94 Ark. App. 333, 230 S.W.3d 296 (2006)

Associations & Memberships

  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Pulaski County Bar Association

Admissions

  • Arkansas, 2004
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas