Kenneth J. King

Kenneth J. King


New York, NY
Phone: 212.808.2703    Fax: 212.286.9806

Kenneth J. King is a partner in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the New York office. He has over 30 years of experience defending business clients in complex litigation in the areas of product liability commercial and intellectual property litigation.

On product liability matters, Mr. King has handled matters related to the defense of cases involving glitazone and incretin diabetic medicines as well as atypical antipsychotics.  He has also been trial counsel in a product liability case involving a leading cancer chemotherapy product and has handled cases involving insulin, a leading antibiotic, silicone breast implants, the synthetic estrogen, diethylstilbestrol, and a drug in clinical trial.  For many years, Mr. King served as national counsel and lead trial counsel for a Fortune 500 company defending product liability claims brought by users of its computer keyboards.  In that context, Mr. King developed considerable experience with legal issues involving orthopedics and the etiologies of upper extremity disorders.


  • J.D., George Washington University National Law Center, 1982, Member of The George Washington Law Review.
  • B.A., History, Dartmouth College, 1978

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1984

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