James N. Knaack

For James Knaack, medical malpractice and healthcare regulation are both top-tier industry segments that are the most interesting in which to practice and have connected him to some of Hancock Daniel’s best clients.

“Our clients are physicians, nurses, hospital systems and all manner of healthcare providers,” James says. “They work hard to deliver excellent, thoughtful care to patients every day, despite the added burden of facing a legal issue. The value I offer them is that same focused, hard-working, never-give-up attitude that allows them to leave the legal issues to me so they can focus on what matters most—their practices, patients and their personal lives. In fact, the best feedback I have ever received has been from clients who tell me they feel secure knowing that they are represented by the most capable team in the industry.”

That kind of trust in a legal partner can only come from an in-depth understanding of regulatory and medical malpractice areas and the myriad of challenges each presents. James says, “The best approach to any challenge is to calmly and carefully identify all of the issues and potential pitfalls and plan ahead to address them with the utmost precision and professionalism.”


Iowa State University, B.A.
University of Wisconsin, M.S.
George Mason University School of Law, J.D.


West Virginia

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