William F. King, Shareholder
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William King is a commercial litigator and trial attorney. He received his law degree, cum laude, from Creighton University School of Law in May 2005, and while in law school, served as Lead Articles Editor for the Creighton Law Review.
Representative matters include:
- Co-counsel for plaintiffs in consumer fraud class action against the nation’s largest provider of residential security systems resulting in a $16 million nationwide class action settlement.
- Obtained dismissal of Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee’s claims for conspiracy to commit fraudulent transfer leveled against Arizona law firm in United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona.
- Secured seven-figure settlement in mass action lawsuit against owners and operators of mobile home park for alleged fraudulent omissions and representations.
- Successfully argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and obtained reversal of the District Court’s Rule 12(b)(6) dismissal of plaintiffs’ class action claims brought under Arizona’s Securities Act against directors and officers of an Arizona-based marketing company that previously published one of the largest in-flight catalogs.
- Co-counsel for plaintiffs in multi-state class action lawsuit arising out of a data breach at one of Arizona’s largest hospitals resulting in court-approved class action settlement.
- Second-chaired four (4) week jury trial in Mohave County Superior Court resulting in a defense verdict.
- Successfully briefed and argued Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss alleging complex insurance coverage issues.
- Co-chair in three (3) week bench trial for limited partnership in complex quiet title action in Maricopa County Superior Court. The trial court awarded the limited partnership fee title to the commercial property, along with all of its attorneys’ fees. The court of appeals affirmed on all grounds.
- Counsel to several international and national fraternal organizations, ranging from general risk management advice to defense of catastrophic or severe injury claims.
Outside of the office, Mr. King served on the Board of Directors for St. Joseph the Worker, a 501(c)(3) corporation located on the Human Services Campus in downtown Phoenix, from 2009 to 2014. From time to time, he also provides pro bono services to inmates.
He lives in Phoenix with his wife, Kate, who is also a practicing attorney, and their two children.