Paul King Jr

Associate

Overview

Paul G. King is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Paul is based in the firm’s Boston office where he is a member of the Litigation Department.

Paul’s practice is primarily focused on the areas of labor and employment law in the public and private sector, education law and litigation. Paul has represented clients in collective bargaining negotiations, before administrative bodies, and in federal and state courts. Paul routinely handles employee disciplinary matters and represents employers during arbitrations. Paul conducts investigations into workplace misconduct such as sexual harassment and discrimination. In addition, he represents school districts and school committees in a variety of matters including labor disputes as well as responding to complaints under the Open Meeting Law and Public Records Law.

Prior to joining Foley, Paul served as an associate attorney at a multi-service law firm where he drafted position statements and responses to discrimination charges. He also represented employers in representation petitions and unfair labor practice proceedings before the NLRB. He was a senior law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court where he directly assisted judges all over the state in all phases of civil and criminal litigation. Paul started his career at a full-service law firm where he researched and drafted interoffice legal memoranda, dispositive and non-dispositive motions, pretrial memoranda and jury instructions. He also drafted commercial and residential loan and closing documents, deeds, promissory notes, purchase and sales agreements, escrow agreements, assignments of leases and cancellation of lease agreements.

While in law school, Paul interned as a judicial intern in the Massachusetts Superior Court and in the Labor Relations Department of the Massachusetts Port Authority. He also participated in a program that investigated housing discrimination in conjunction with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
    • Dean’s List
    • Fuchs Labor Law Memorial Prize Winner
    • Jurisprudence Award Winner – Labor Law
    • Honorable Mention Oral Advocate and Brief, Legal Practice Skills
    • Member, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
    • Article editor, staff member, article selection committee member, Suffolk University Law Review
    • eDiscovery trained, Westlaw Next and LexisNexis certified user
  • Suffolk University (B.S., 2013)
    • Major: government – politics, law, and the courts
    • Dean’s List

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Capabilities

Insights

Federal Court Says It Is OK to Consult With Counsel Before Taking Employment Action
07 June 2021
Labor & Employment Law Perspectives