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Jeffrey William King

Business Attorney at Delray Beach, FL

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Practice areas
  1. Business
    I have served as outside general counsel to a number of trade associations, including the World Floor Covering Association, the American Psychiatric Association and the Convention Industry Council. In addition, I have assisted numerous other associations on a full range of matters, including setting up association, sale of trade shows, overseeing legislative programs and preparing comments on numerous regulatory issues.

    43 years, 100 cases

  2. Contracts and agreements
    I have advised and litigated numerous contract cases, ranging from construction claims to healthcare issues to government contracts. I have also written articles on contract issues and have written a book on contracts for the floorcovering retailers.

    46 years, 100 cases

  3. Litigation
    I have handled a wide range of litigation at both trial and appellate levels, including jury trials, federal and state administrative agencies and arbitration. I pioneered an effort to recover government contract underpayments and his clients recovered over $300 million from the federal government. I have litigated and tired cases ranging from trademark and copyright disputes to antitrust claims to construction disputes to employment claims.

    43 years, 100 cases

  4. Employment and labor
    I have advised and defended many claims by employees that they have been unfairly treated. I have written many articles on the topic and have published a book on Independent contractors,

    23 years, 100 cases

Jeffrey King is an attorney with over thirty-five years of experience in complex litigation, focusing on construction, employment, antitrust, intellectual property and corporate cases.  He has handled a wide range of litigation at both trial and appellate levels, including jury trials, federal and state administrative agencies and arbitration.  He has represented minority shareholders in disputes with the majority shareholders and tried cases involving complex commercial and banking contracts.  He pioneered an effort to recover government contract underpayments and his clients recovered over $300 million from the federal government.  He regularly advises clients on employment, corporate, contract and antitrust issues and has had the privilege of representing a number of trade associations, including serving as outside general counsel to the World Floor Covering.




To better assist his construction and government contractor, clients, Mr. King earned certification as an Accredited Professional under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) of the U.S. Green Building Council.  He is knowledgeable on the other green standards, including the National Green Building Standard developed by the National Association of Home Builders, Green Globes® introduced by the Green Building Initiative and the International Green Construction Code.  He has written a book on green construction, and what flooring products and construction procedures meet green standards.




Mr. King has also written numerous articles on the construction and employment issues, including books on contracts, warranties, and independent contractors.  He is a frequently lecturer on these issues and has served as an adjunct professor at The George Washington University teaching law, ethics and risk management in Graduate Business School.




Today, Mr. King will be discussing the legal issue involved in writing inspection reports.  He will focus on how inspectors can protect themselves from liability, how to respond to any pressure to change the report, and the steps that can be taken to ensure a report will hold up to a legal challenge.  He will provide case studies where an inspector was found liable, and suggest some practical steps to avoid liability.


Licensed for 45 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2012
Updated 02/22/2023
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 1977
Updated 06/08/2022
State MD
Status Temporarily Suspended
Acquired 1989
Updated 09/20/2015

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Jeffrey William King
501 Palm Trl
Delray Beach, FL, 33483-5629


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Posted by Scott | August 17, 2015
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Jeffrey King
Mr. King has provided legal services, knowledge, and insight to the WFCA. He excels in his knowledge of the industry and the issues that are likely to impact our members. He builds strong relationships and genuinely cares. His expertise is second to none.


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Work Experience

  • Sr. Partner
  • JKIng Esq.
  • 2012 - Present
  • Parner
  • Crowell & Moring
  • 2006 - 2012
  • Founding Partner
  • King Pagano Harrison
  • 1992 - 2006


  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • N/A


  • Premier Flooring Retailer
  • Premier Flooring Retailer Columns
  • 2015
  • WFCA
  • Contracts: Cannot Live Without Them
  • 2014
  • WFCA
  • The Independent Contractor: Understanding The Rules And A Model Contract
  • 2012
  • WFCA
  • Green Flooring: A Primer, 3rd Ed
  • 2012
  • Aspatore Book publication
  • Inside the Minds: Construction Dispute Resolution
  • 2012
  • Aspatore Book publication
  • Inside the Minds: New Developments in Green Construction Law
  • 2012
  • Convention Industry Council
  • A Working Guide for Effective Meetings and Conventions Convention Industry Council Manual, 8th Edition
  • 2008
  • Floor Covering Weekly, Vol. 57, No. 27
  • New Importing Laws May Affect Retailers
  • 2008
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Speaking Engagements

  • The International Surfaces Event
  • Independent Contractor Misclassification: A Practical Solution to a Potentially Costly Problem
  • 2015
  • Annual Meeting of NICFI
  • Report Writing & How To Handle People Changing Your Reports: Avoiding Liability & Challenges
  • 2014
  • Surfaces
  • Installation: Subcontract vs. Employees
  • 2013

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Jeffrey William King
Business Attorney
Delray Beach, FL
Licensed for 45 years