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    Evans "Buddy" King concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, with an emphasis in media acquisitions and energy matters.  His practice also includes documentation and structuring of commercial loans, workouts and commercial collections.  Mr. King's experience includes serving as lead counsel in numerous mergers and acquisitions and commercial lending transactions involving numerous multi-million dollar acquisitions and sales and credit facilities.  He serves as General Counsel to the firm and on several of its major committees.

    Memberships & Awards

    Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
    Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Super Lawyers®, 2007, 2011
    Fellow, West Virginia Bar Foundation, 2013
    Past Member, Committee on Uniform Commercial Code, West Virginia State Bar
    Past President, Harrison County Bar Association

    Key Experience

    General counsel for a newspaper publisher advising on First Amendment and intellectual property matters 
    Represented the majority owner of a major league baseball franchise in various aspects of ownership interest and shareholder matters
    Represented a government contracting business in the sale of the company in a multi-million dollar transaction

    Speaking Engagements

    Mr. King has been a featured speaker at West Virginia CLE seminars concerning bankruptcy and banking matters, as well as numerous industry seminars on oil and gas financings and commercial workouts presented to clients.