Biography

Marshall R. King is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.  Mr. King is a member of Gibson Dunn’s Class Actions and Securities Litigation Practice Groups.

Mr. King has extensive experience in commercial and business litigation matters, with particular focus on securities litigation.  Mr. King represented Artémis, a French company, in two federal jury trials arising out of the rehabilitation of Executive Life Insurance Company, which resulted in favorable verdicts, and was selected as one of the Daily Journal‘s Top Defense Verdicts of 2012.  He is currently representing UBS in suits arising out of the Madoff Ponzi scheme, and has represented UBS in several securities litigation class actions.  He often represents buyers or sellers in disputes arising out of acquisitions.  Mr. King has advised foreign member firms of Deloitte & Touche in a variety of matters and has represented them in litigation in U.S. courts.  Mr. King represented Tyco in litigation with bondholders arising out of a spin-off of several Tyco businesses, and has advised companies in other disputes concerning their rights under bond indentures.  He has represented financial institutions in litigation arising out of the collapse of Enron, Adelphia and Lehman Brothers.  He also has experience in bankruptcy and derivative litigation.

In a national survey of lawyers and clients conducted by Lawdragon.com, Mr. King was voted one of the country’s "500 New Stars" in law.

Mr. King received his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1991 from Harvard Law School.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with high honors in Economics from Princeton University in 1988.

Mr. King is a member of the Bars of New York and New Jersey.

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