February 20, 2017
Krieg DeVault is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has named Partner and Executive Committee Member Libby Yin Goodknight as a 2017 Top 25 Woman Attorney in the State of Indiana. Super Lawyers is an annual service that rates outstanding lawyers within their discipline of practice. The selection process consists of statewide nominations, peer evaluations and independent research performed by representatives at Super Lawyers. The Indiana lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Indiana Super Lawyers Top Lists.
Ms. Goodknight, who was recognized for her outstanding work in the area of Business Litigation, has been named to the Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars or Indiana Super Lawyers listing since 2009. Goodknight is joined at Krieg DeVault by an additional 20 attorneys named to the 2017 Indiana Supers Lawyers listing, and an additional 8 attorneys named to the Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars listing, which is designated for attorneys under the age of 40 or attorneys that have been practicing for 10 years or less.
About Libby Yin Goodknight
Ms. Goodknight focuses her work in the areas of general and commercial litigation, with a significant emphasis on motion and appellate practice. Ms. Goodknight is a member of the Firm's Litigation Practice Group and serves as Chair of the Firm’s Appellate Service Group. She has assisted clients with appeals in state and federal courts across the country and in the U.S. Supreme Court. She has represented amicus curiae parties before the Indiana appellate courts and the U.S. Supreme Court as well. Ms. Goodknight has experience and versatility in a wide range of litigation matters, including shareholder, contract, and other business disputes; covenants not to compete; trade secret enforcement; antitrust issues; RICO; financial institution liability; securities fraud; constitutional claims; government contract bidder protests; and class and collective actions, including those involving wage and hour issues and bank overdraft charges. She has served as counsel in jury trials involving questions of negligence, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, RICO violations, and toxic exposure. She also regularly assists national and other outside law firms in a local counsel capacity.
Ms. Goodknight originally joined Krieg DeVault in 2001 after clerking for the Honorable James S. Kirsch, the Honorable Sanford M. Brook (ret.), and the Honorable Edward W. Najam, Jr. of the Indiana Court of Appeals. She returned to Krieg DeVault in 2006 after practicing with the Denver, Colorado office of a large international law firm. Ms. Goodknight is active in firm management, serving on the firm's seven-member Executive Committee, as a long-time member and previous Chair of the Associates Committee, and on the firm's Talent Acquisition Committee. She is also the immediate past Chair of the Appellate Practice Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association and serves on the Legal Advisory Committee to the Indiana Legal Foundation, a non-profit organization that advocates for the Indiana business community on significant legal issues pending in the courts.
About Krieg DeVault LLP
Krieg DeVault LLP is a professional, diversified law firm representing a wide variety of local, regional and national clients. It is a business-focused law firm with offices Indiana, Illinois, Georgia, Minnesota, and Florida. The firm’s attorneys have significant experience in key areas that address the needs of a diversified client base.