James McKnight

Managing Partner
James McKnight

James practices land use planning and zoning and construction litigation in San Antonio. Prior to joining the firm, James worked as an architect designer and project manager for Adolph Ziemba, AIA & Associates in Burbank, CA specializing in public school and multi-family residential design and construction administration. Additionally, he spent several summers teaching architecture design studio at USC in Los Angeles, CA, and has taught Planning and Land Use Law and Land Use Policy courses for the College of Public Policy graduate program at The University of Texas at San Antonio. James has spoken at multiple UT Land Use Conferences, including a presentation in 2019 on the Hays Street Bridge Project.

  • University of Oregon, School of Law, Eugene, Oregon – 2011
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California – 2003
  • B. Arch (Cum Laude) Architecture, AIAS Member
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Bar Association, Member
  • San Antonio Young Lawyer
  • Urban Land Institute, Associate Member
  • San Antonio Bar Environmental Law Section Chair, 2012 – Present
Built Projects
  • Citrus College Athletic Facility – Glendora, California
  • Luther Burbank Middle School – Burbank, California
  • Claremont Unified School District Administrative Offices – Claremont, California