Renee M. Knudsen


Washington, D.C.
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Renee Knudsen is a member of the litigation team who focuses her practice on appeals and major motions. Before joining BakerHostetler, Renee clerked for Judge Leslie Southwick, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, as well as for Judge Claude Hilton, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (also known as “the Rocket Docket”).

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Leslie Southwick, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit: Law Clerk (2017 to 2018)
  • The Honorable Claude Hilton, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia: Law Clerk (2016 to 2017)


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2019
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2018
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2017
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia


  • J.D., Regent University School of Law, 2016, summa cum laude; Regent Law Review: Managing Editor, Staff Editor of the Year
  • B.S.B.A., Thomas Edison State University, 2011