James Coyne King
617 226-3460 (Tel)
617 305-0660 (Fax)
In 2011-12, Mr. King was a candidate for the Democratic nomination to run for the U.S. Senate in 2012. The campaign was directed by the Jim King for Senate Campaign Committee. Mr. King's candidacy reflected his continuing commitment to public policy issues, competition and tax reform.
Mr. King is President and co-founder of Murphy & King and is a member of the Corporate and Finance group.
Mr. King began his practice in 1973 as an Attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel at the IRS. From 1974 to 1978, he served as a Trial Attorney in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and as Administrative Assistant to the National Commission for the Review of Antitrust Laws and Procedures. In 1979-1980, he was Special Assistant to the U.S. Attorneys for the Districts of Colorado and Massachusetts and was honored by the Department with its Outstanding Achievement Award.
From 1980 to the present, Mr. King has participated in the firm’s practice development and growth in commercial litigation and corporate finance, expertise and in overall firm management. During the last thirty years, Mr. King has been recognized for his practice expertise by various groups and organizations, including the Federal Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association and First Circuit Judicial Conference.
In 2006, Mr. King was recognized as one of the top 100 lawyers in Massachusetts and in 2008, Georgetown University Law Center recognized Mr. King for his many years of service to the Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute.