David D. King, JD

David D. King

Sr Associate University Counsel


As Senior Associate University Counsel, David focuses on research administration, technology transfer and research compliance matters in support of the offices of the Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation as well as other general university legal matters including technology procurement and privacy/data breach. Previously he served as Director of the Office of Industry Contracts, as Assistant and Associate University Counsel and various positions with Information Technology at UofL. Additionally, he is an adjunct professor in the Speed School of Engineering teaching a Computer Engineering and Computer Science course highlighting legal and ethical issues relative to cyberspace.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and a Master of Engineering in Computer Science as well as his Juris Doctor. He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Louisville Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, American Bar Association, NCURA, SRAI, AUTM and NACUA. He has spoken at MAGI Clinical Research Conferences and the Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI) regional meetings and annual conferences. He currently serves as co-chair of the Research Law Track for the SRAI annual meetings, the Planning Committee for the NACUA Fall Workshop on Sponsored Programs and Technology Transfer and NACUA’s Committee on Legal Education He also is a SRAI Distinguished Faculty member.