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Alan S. King

70 West Madison Street, Suite 2900 Chicago, Illinois 60602
Firm: Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP
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Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP

Years In Practice

Phone Number (312) 471-8744

For more than three decades, private and public employers have turned to Alan King for sound and practical advice on complex and sensitive employment-related issues and to defend them in individual and class action litigation arising under federal, state, and local employment laws. An experienced trial lawyer, Alan has successfully advised and represented companies in high-stakes employment litigation and investigations across nearly every industry.

Alan litigates individual and class action employment cases in federal and state courts around the country, and has vast experience representing employers before federal, state, and local administrative agencies, across numerous industries, including retail, airlines, healthcare, telecommunications, education and financial services, as well as municipalities and minority-owned businesses. He regularly advises and advocates for clients on employment law issues, including matters involving discrimination and harassment, retaliation and whistleblower claims, wage and hour, breach of contract, non-competition and trade secrets, employment-related defamation, tortious interference, negligent hire, fraudulent inducement, and other common law claims. Alan also conducts high-stakes and sensitive workplace investigations, often involving C-Suite and senior management personnel.

What legal services does this lawyer offer?
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers (Employment Law-Management, 2012-2023)
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Corporate Employment Lawyers, Lawdragon Inc. (2021-2023)
  • Chicago’s Notable Black Leaders and Executives, Crain’s Chicago Business (2021-2022)
  • Illinois Leading Lawyer, Law Bulletin Media Leading Lawyers (2004-2022)
  • Illinois Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters (2005-2022)
  • Top 500 Employment Lawyers in America, Lawdragon Inc. (2020-2021)
  • Chicago's Notable Minorities in Law, Crain's Chicago Business (2018, 2020)
  • Nation's Best, Lawyers of Color (2019)
  • 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty, Law Bulletin Media (2003)
John Marshall Law School (Chicago), J.D.
Graduated 1988
Augustana College - Illinois, B.A., Political Science
Graduated 1985
Contact Details and Office Locations
70 West Madison Street, Suite 2900
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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