mking (at) hgla.com
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Mr. King has been with the firm over 15 years and is now the managing partner. He practices civil litigation focusing on contract, tort, and intellectual property disputes including fraud, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, product liability, and other complex disputes.
Mr. King has tried approximately one dozen cases to verdict including defense verdicts, a $1.6 million dollar plaintiff's verdict in a breach of contract case and a $3.3 million dollar plaintiff's verdict in misappropriation of trade secrets case. Mr. King was recently recognized as a Super Lawyer by Southern California Super Lawyer Magazine.
Mr. King has authored the following articles for Practitioner Insights, a Thomson Reuters offering on the WestlawNext legal research platform:
Party is liable for breach of a covenant not to compete only if one of the three statutory exceptions to the general ban on such covenants exists.
An employer may not compel an employee to sign an employment agreement containing a covenant not to compete, even if the agreement also contains a severability clause.
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