Laura King


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Laura King is a litigator with experience in white-collar and criminal investigations, and complex commercial litigations.

Laura’s recent representations include:

  • A luxury-goods conglomerate in a lawsuit concerning its merger with a jeweler in Delaware Chancery Court
  • A major pharmaceutical company in a DOJ FCPA investigation of allegedly corrupt sales of pharmaceuticals and medical devices
  • Individual investors in arbitrations involving valuation disputes and breach of contract claims
  • A putative class of cryptocurrency investors against crypto-asset exchanges based on claims of market manipulation, violations of the commodities act, and fraud, involving a purported stablecoin

Prior to joining Selendy Gay, Laura served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard C. Wesley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and to the Honorable Paul A. Crotty of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  She earned her J.D., cum laude, from Cornell Law School, where she was a Notes Editor for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy.

  • Cornell Law School (J.D.)
    cum laude, Note Editor, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • University of Michigan (B.A.)

Law Clerk to the Hon. Richard C. Wesley
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2021-2022

Law Clerk to the Hon. Paul A. Crotty
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2019-2020

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Associate, September 2020–August 2021, September 2017–August 2019

  • State Bar of New York