Douglas K. Knight

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p (860) 240-1028

f (860) 240-1002

c (860) 983-1555

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  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2009
  • State of Connecticut, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1993


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude), 1992
  • Doug's honors include Order of the Coif and the Justinian Honorary Law Society. He served as Associate Editor of the Syracuse Law Review.
  • University of Massachusetts,
    B.A. (cum laude), 1989


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Douglas K. KnightStockholder

Douglas K. Knight is a Stockholder and has practiced at Reid and Riege since 1992.  Doug provides counsel to jointly-administered employee benefit funds established under collective bargaining agreements, as well as to coalitions of health funds and individuals who may be entitled to benefits from such funds.  Doug has extensive experience dealing with the day-to-day needs of funds, such as eligibility and distribution inquiries, questions regarding plan operation and administration, claims procedures and qualified domestic relations and medical child support orders.  Doug also has significant experience with the regulatory entities which oversee each fund, including the Internal Revenue Service and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.  Doug is the Chair of the Multiemployer Benefit Plans Practice Area and is also a member of the firm's Management Committee.

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Community Involvement and Other Pursuits

  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Connecticut MS Society
  • Center for Children's Advocacy

Speaking Engagements

Doug has been a speaker on employee benefit topics in Connecticut.

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