Jeff Knight

Jeff Knight is an education attorney with experience litigating on behalf of, and providing counsel to, colleges, universities and other public entities. His practice is varied and includes assisting clients in navigating various data governance regulations, including FERPA, HIPAA, FCRA and GDPR, as well as matters arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title IX. Additionally, Jeff has successfully led clients through investigations initiated by state and federal agencies.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Advisor/Volunteer, Model United Nations – Global Classrooms, 2010–2012

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Admitted, State of Ohio, 2010
  • Admitted, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2015
  • Admitted, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2015
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association


  • University of Toledo College of Law (J.D., cum laude), 2010; Senior Articles & Symposium Editor, Toledo Law Review, 2009–2010; Dean’s List; Dean’s Outstanding Service Award, 2010
  • University of Maryland (B.A., Political Science, History), 2005; College Park Scholar; Teaching Assistant, 2003–2005; Resident Assistant, 2003–2005; Dean’s List