David D. King, JD

David D. King


Associate University Counsel

502-852-6143
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David King was appointed as Associate University Counsel in September 2013. He focuses on research administration, technology transfer and research compliance matters in support of the offices of the Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation. Previously he served as Director of the Office of Industry Contracts since its inception in 2001, as Assistant University Counsel and various positions with Information Technology at UofL.  Additionally, he is an adjunct professor in the Speed School of Engineering teaching CECS311: 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, SRA, AUTM and NACUA.   He has spoken at MAGI Clinical Research Conferences and the Society of Research Administrators (SRA) International regional meetings and annual conferences.  He currently serves as co-chair of the Research Law Track for the SRA annual meetings, the Planning Committee for the NACUA Fall 2014 Workshop and NACUA’s Committee on Legal Education for 2014-15.  He was honored by SRA with a three year appointment as a Distinguished Faculty at the October 2013 SRA annual meeting in New Orleans.