Knox H. White

Of Counsel  |  Greenville

Meet Knox

Knox White has assisted more than 75 companies with their immigration needs, including work visas, permanent resident status and labor certification.

For more than two decades, he has been helping U.S. and foreign-based clients in the automotive, healthcare and other fields secure visas for executive, managerial and special-skilled employees.

A prominent member of the South Carolina legal community, Knox has also been overwhelmingly elected and re-elected mayor of the City of Greenville. As mayor of Greenville since 1995, he has spearheaded downtown redevelopment activities, including riverfront and park development, downtown retail and residential revitalization. Knox served on the Greenville City Council from 1983 to 1993.

Prior to joining Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Knox served as legislative director for the late U.S. Representative Carroll A. Campbell Jr. from 1979 to 1982 in Washington, DC.

  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 1979
  • Wake Forest University, B.A., 1976
  • South Carolina, 1979
Honors and Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Immigration Law (2013-2023)
  • Greenville Business Magazine "Legal Elite of the Upstate" Government Relations Law 2021 and International Law (2020-2022)
  • Greenville Chamber of Commerce 2009 Buck Mickel Leadership Award
Professional and Civic Activities
  • Chinese Economic Development Board of South Carolina, Advisory Board Member
  • American Society of Landscape Architects
  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Urban Land Institute, South Carolina and National Chapter
  • Greenville Chamber of Commerce
  • Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative, Upstate Class VI
  • Artisphere, Board of Directors