Kershaw or Gerber.
Each make great duty knives for each day carry, and for a decent price tag.
Obtain the mechanism and blade style that performs finest for your requires, all for $30-40.
My present carry is a Kershaw with a sturdy tanto blade and a blackwash finish to eliminate any concern more than scratching or blemishes.
It is a perform knife. It is function more than kind, and extra sturdy than most of my other knives.