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Attorney Brian King is an experienced corporate and business lawyer. His practice is focused on business transactions and advising business owners. Mr. King assists clients with business planning, company formations, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and raising capital through private securities offerings and other means. Mr. King's extensive commercial litigation experience gives him a unique and invaluable perspective when drafting and evaluating important agreements.
Mr. King is located in Augusta and Atlanta, GA, and represents clients throughout Georgia and South Carolina. Mr. King recently served as General Counsel and Senior Vice President to two growing companies in Augusta. Before that, he was a partner for 10 years at his own firm in Augusta, and represented hundreds of business owners.
Prior to moving to Augusta, Mr. King worked for prominent law firms in Washington, DC, where he specialized in complex business litigation, including antitrust, securities, and other types of corporate litigation. He also handled several appellate matters. While in law school, he served as law clerk for Chief Justice Robert Benham of the Georgia Supreme Court and for Judge Jeffrey Bagley in the State Court of Forsyth County. He also interned with BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. and the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. After law school, he clerked for Chief Judge Richard Schell in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. During his federal clerkship, Mr. King served as a clerk on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit when Judge Schell was chosen to preside by designation on that court.
Mr. King, is the author of two published law review articles: The State Political Processes Theory of the Eleventh Amendment, 19 Rev. Litig. 355 (2000), a journal of the University of Texas School of Law; and Jurisprudential Analysis of Justiciability Under Article III, 10 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 217 (2001).
Mr. King is admitted to practice in Georgia, South Carolina, and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to numerous state and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, in Political Science from Clemson University in 1997. He received his J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law in 2000.