About Us – Attorney Staff


Our Professional Attorney Staff

Our attorneys strive to provide excellent legal representation to our clients. Our reputation is built on respect for everyone and on our strong business ethics. We also share a solid sense of duty and commitment to the legal profession and to our communities.

Kelly KnightKelly K. Knight Real Estate Attorney

Kelly’s primary areas of practice include commercial and residential real estate transactions, business transactions and corporate law. She also serves as Attorney for the Town of Ridgeville, South Carolina, and formerly represented the Town of Summerville as corporate counsel.

Ms. Knight is licensed to practice law in South Carolina and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Dorchester County Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar Association, and the South Carolina Association for Justice.

She graduated from the College of Charleston with a Degree in Psychology, and received her law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Active in the community, Ms. Knight serves on the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and as Chairman of the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce Young Professional’s Council. She is a sustaining member of the Junior Service League of Summerville, and an active member of the Summerville Rotary Club. She serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Pinewood Preparatory School. She is a member and past president of the Kiwanis Club of Summerville. She is also a past board member of the Dorchester Interfaith Outreach ministries (locally known as the Palmetto House) and past president of the Dorchester County Bar Association.

Ms. Knight was born and raised in Summerville and resides there with her two children, Madelyn and Troy.fancy-black-line-e1406603006255-1024x40

David Whittington Personal Injury AttorneyPersonal Injury and Litigation Attorney – David W. Whittington

David  is an owner of Knight & Whittington, LLC., in Summerville, SC where his practice is focused on the representation of individuals and small businesses in matters ranging from personal injury cases to business disputes. Prior to joining Knight & Whittington, LLC., he had been a shareholder at Sinkler and Boyd where he defended insurance companies, businesses and individuals in a variety of civil litigation matters. Since he began practice in 1987 he has handled cases involving wrongful death, personal injury, product liability, workers compensation, trucking cases, insurance bad faith, medical malpractice, construction defects, partnership disputes, breach of contract, and unfair trade practices.

He has tried over fifty cases to verdict in the state and federal courts of South Carolina and argued cases before the South Carolina Court of Appeals, the South Carolina Supreme Court, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also a member of the Charleston Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a mediator and arbitrator. He also serves as a mentor for the South Carolina Supreme Court’s lawyer mentoring program.

He has served as a member of the South Carolina Bar Board of Governors. He is also a member of the Torts and Insurance Practice Section, the Trial and Appellate Advocacy Section from 2011 – 2014, and the Workers Compensation Law Section of the South Carolina Bar. He is a past president of the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division (1994 – 1995). He also served as a member of the South Carolina Association for Justice Board of Governors from 2008 to 2010. He is a member of the Charleston County Bar and the Dorchester County Bar. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.  He presently serves as Chief Municipal Judge in The Town of Summerville.

He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1987. While in Law School he was a member of the Moot Court Bar, the Order of the Barrister, and the National Moot Court team. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the College of Charleston in 1983. He presently lives in Summerville with his wife Lisa and his son David Wesley.fancy-black-line-e1406603006255-1024x40

Bill McIntosh - AttorneyWilliam E. McIntosh Criminal Defense & Business Litigation Attorney

Bill is a life-long resident of Summerville, where he graduated from Summerville High School in 1984.   He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Clemson University and a Master of Public Administration degree from the College of Charleston.  He received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

While in law school, Mr. McIntosh was a member of the Order of Wig and Robe and a member of the Student Editorial Board of the ABA Real Property, Probate & Trust Journal.  After law school, he returned to Summerville where he has worked as a state prosecutor and in private practice.

Mr. McIntosh has been admitted to practice before the South Carolina Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.  He practices primarily in the areas of civil litigation, including personal injury, business and property litigation, and criminal litigation.  He is a member of the South Carolina Bar and the Dorchester County Bar Association.

Mr. McIntosh serves as an elected Town Councilman for the Town of Summerville and as a Trustee of Pinewood Preparatory School. He previously served as a Director of the Summerville-Dorchester Museum. fancy-black-line-e1406603006255-1024x40

Matthew Douglas - Attorney Personal Injury Attorney – Matthew T. Douglas

Matthew graduated from the College of Charleston in 2003 with a degree in Media Communications. He received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in May of 2007 where he graduated cum laude. While in law school, Mr. Douglas received CALI awards for academic excellence in Property, Administrative Law, and Criminal Procedure. He was also a member of the Order of the Wig and Robe and the ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal.

Mr. Douglas is admitted to practice law in the State of South Carolina and the United States District Court. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, Charleston Bar Association, South Carolina Association of Justice, and the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Douglas is also a member of the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division where he participates in various community outreach programs including the Special Olympics and the YLD Children’s Book Drive.

Before joining Knight & Whittington, LLC., Mr. Douglas worked as a judicial law clerk for the Workers’ Compensation Commission and practiced law at a large insurance defense firm which provided him with perspective regarding some of our common adversaries. Mr. Douglas’s primary area of practice is in general civil litigation in both State and Federal Courts. When not in the courtroom Mr. Douglas enjoys spending time with his family and watching the occasional RiverDogs game at Joe Riley Park.