Overview

Blaze R. Knott represents large and small employers in a wide variety of employment-related matters. Blaze advises and counsels clients facing employment and labor-related issues in the workplace, trains management and employees, and represents employers in single-plaintiff and class and collective action litigation, as well as before administrative agencies.

Blaze handles litigation and administrative charges involving employment discrimination and harassment, retaliation and whistleblowing, disability and leave of absence, and unfair labor practice allegations, among other claims. 

Blaze also advises employers on day-to-day employment-related issues and provides counsel regarding leave of absence policies, compliance, and administration. She assists clients with compliance efforts and in developing broad employer policies and handbooks. Blaze provides training for employees and management regarding preventative strategies to avoid litigation, management strategies and best practices, and leave of absence and disability issues and administration tips.

Prior to joining Littler, Blaze worked as a complex commercial litigation associate for a national law firm.

In law school, Blaze was a member of the Moot Court Board and a research and writing editor on the Business Law Review.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Labor & Employment Section

American Bar Association

Member

Woman Advocate Section

American Bar Association

Former Recruitment Chair

Lee County Young Lawyers Division

Member

Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.

Member

Partnership Against Domestic Violence

Recognition

National Order of Barristers

Recipient

Paul R. Gordon Merit Scholarship

Recipient

CALI Award for Excellence in Pre-Trial and Trial Advocacy

Winner

Evan A. Evans Moot Court Competition

2014

Top 25 Finalists

Charles C. Gaubatz Moot Court Competition

2013

Named, YLD Fellow

Labor and Employment Law Section

American Bar Association

News, Analysis & Press

Georgia Enacts Kin Care Law

ASAP

May 15, 2017

On the Rise: Expanded Protections for LGBT Employees

Res Gestea and Casetext

April 27, 2016

The Name of the Game is Politics, and the Rules are Forever Changed

Woman Advocate Newsletter

Education

  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2014magna cum laude
  • B.A., University of Texas, Austin, 2011With Honors

Bar Admission

Florida
Texas
Georgia

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia