Peter B. King practices in the area of commercial and complex litigation, with a focus on disputes involving investments and the securities industry. Peter’s clients include entities and individuals involved in business disputes, including contract disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes, non-compete and other types of restrictive covenants, promissory notes, business dissolutions, and other types of business issues. Peter also represents broker/dealers, investment advisors and their associated persons, and insurance agents who are defending claims brought by investors in state and federal courts, and FINRA and AAA arbitration, as well as regulatory proceedings brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, Florida’s Office of Financial Regulation, Florida’s Department of Financial Services, Florida’s Attorney General, and other federal and state regulators and self-regulatory organizations. His regulatory experience includes investigations, enforcement actions, registration issues, and other disciplinary proceedings. He has tried numerous cases to award in arbitration.
Prior to co-founding the firm in November 2009, Peter was a shareholder of one of Florida’s largest and most highly regarded law firms where he played an integral role in the development of a nationally recognized practice in securities and financial services counseling and litigation. He regularly addresses professional groups on matters of securities compliance and best practices, as well as other continuing education issues.
Peter is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers of Florida, and Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite. He served on the Board of Governors for many years and is a past president of the Florida Securities Dealers Association, and remains active. He was a long-time member of the Board and is a past president of the Federal Bar Association, Tampa Bay Chapter, and remains active. Peter received his law degree from West Virginia University where he is a member of the Order of the Coif and Order of Barristers, and his undergraduate degree from University of South Florida.
Peter and his wife, Beth, are the parents of four daughters.