Represented the supplier of an aviation system against a state enterprise in pre-litigation negotiations pertaining to the breach of a supply contract.
JD, University of Minnesota Law School
BA, University of Minnesota
John E. King is a partner in Tilleke & Gibbins. He heads the firm’s Cambodia practice, overseeing operations, managing client relationships, and leading an active intellectual property group in Phnom Penh. He is supported by a strong team of local Khmer advisors and the international expertise of our offices across Southeast Asia to provide advice that is tailored to the franchising, life sciences, and technology sectors. John previously led the firm’s Dispute Resolution Department for several years, and he played a central role in building Tilleke & Gibbins’ Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City offices, where he served as managing director from 2007 to 2010.
John is a U.S.-licensed attorney. He has experience representing clients in a full range of commercial disputes encompassing both litigation and arbitration matters, and specializes in international contracts, financial transactions, insurance claims, securities law, bankruptcy and restructuring, logistics, construction and real estate, and white-collar crime.
John is a founding member of the Thailand branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) with high distinction (magna cum laude and Order of the Coif) from the University of Minnesota, and he practiced banking and finance law at Leonard, Street & Deinard, a leading U.S. law firm, prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins.