Jeffrey S. King

Mr. King’s practice has concentrated in complex commercial litigation and arbitration in a variety of areas, including business disputes, product liability, toxic tort, environmental, real estate, admiralty, and transportation matters. His clients include financial institutions, transportation companies, and manufacturers. He represents commercial interests in various disputes, including deal, shareholder, loan, and contract litigation. His admiralty and transportation experience has involved representing clients in personal injury, cargo damage, collision, charter dispute, pollution, and USCG regulatory matters, as well as rail service disruption claims and air and motor carrier cargo damage claims. His environmental experience includes representing companies in regulatory and private cost recovery matters under state and federal laws. His product liability experience has included defense of personal injury/wrongful death claims involving various products, including automobiles, industrial machinery and equipment, medical devices, and consumer products, and he has regularly counseled automobile and other clients on product liability, warranty, consumer fraud, and recall matters. He has acted as national counsel for an automobile manufacturer regarding its product liability and product-related regulatory compliance matters. His toxic tort experience has involved the representation of defendants in asbestos, silica, and lead pigment matters. He is currently on a national coordinating counsel team defending an equipment manufacturer against asbestos exposure claims, including those arising from shipboard and shipyard exposure, and trying cases nationwide. Mr. King has tried cases in various state and federal courts including in Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, California, Missouri, and South Carolina, and has prepared appeals to the United States Supreme Court, Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Appeals Court of Massachusetts, and the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

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Areas of Practice 1) Commercial Disputes, 2) e-Discovery Analysis and Technology (e-DAT) Group, 3) Environmental, 4) Land and Natural Resources, 5) Insurance Coverage, 6) Maritime, 7) Product Liability, 8) Securities and Transactional Litigation and 9) Toxic Tort
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D., 1991
Education United States Merchant Marine Academy, B.S., 1986
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts State Bar Association
Most recent firm K & L Gates
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