Barry Knight has been a member of the Winstead team since 1983. His practice involves working with local government at all levels, including city, county, environmental regulatory agencies, Texas Department of Transportation and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Barry's experience as a law professor and a former Dallas assistant city attorney also gives him unique insight into the local government processes and legal issues.
- Assists developers/landowners in zoning, platting, annexation, sign regulations, building permits and construction, environmental issues, drainage and floodplains, historic preservation, local government taxation, right-of-way abandonments, transportation, condemnation, thoroughfare issues and other areas of local government law
- Advises clients in obtaining tax increment financing, tax abatement, and other economic development incentives
- Assists and advises with formation of municipal utility districts
- Performs land use, condemnation and local government litigation