Overview

Spencer King is an associate attorney in the New Orleans office of King & Jurgens and focuses primarily in the areas of commercial litigation and admiralty law. Spencer has assisted and counseled clients in a wide array of disputes, including litigation between franchisees and franchisors; derivative disputes between members, partners and shareholders; claims involving unfair trade practices, fraud and tortious interference; and succession litigation involving succession representatives, heirs, legatees and trustees. Spencer also has experience in bankruptcy-related litigation, including claw-back actions for preferential and fraudulent transfers. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, he began his legal career practicing securities litigation and arbitration, where he represented individual and institutional investors in disputes against financial advisors, investment banks, and broker-dealer firms.

Spencer graduated cum laude from the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where he was the recipient of the John P. Laborde Scholarship. During law school, Spencer was a member of the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources in which he had two student articles published. He has also assisted in editing and drafting the legal treatise entitled Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases (West 2014).  Spencer served as a judicial intern to Magistrate Judge Sally Shushan of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He received his B.A. in history from Texas Christian University.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Publications

News & Appearances

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Young Leadership Council
  • Young Professionals in Energy
  • Youth Empowerment Project, 40 Under 40 2017 Cohort

Honors

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch List, Commercial Litigation, 2022

Louisiana Super Lawyers' Rising Stars List, 2021

Education

LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 2014

Texas Christian University, B.A., 2010

Bar & Court Admissions

  • All Louisiana state courts
  • United States District Court for the Western, Middle, and Eastern District of Louisiana
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