Charles King

Charles M. King is an associate with Herman, Herman & Katz, L.L.C. Mr. King attended Louisiana State University where he majored in Physics with a concentration in Mathematics.

Mr. King received his J.D. from Tulane University Law School in May 2012. While in law school, Mr. King clerked with Innocence Project New Orleans, assisting in its work to exonerate wrongly convicted prisoners with life sentences. In his third year of law school, Mr. King worked as a student attorney in the law school’s Domestic Violence Clinic.

After law school, Mr. King spent two years clerking for Justice James W. Kitchens of the Mississippi Supreme Court. He is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a patent attorney. Mr. King was hired as an associate at Herman, Herman & Katz, L.L.C. in November 2015.  Mr. King has been also working with the Louisiana Appleseed Pro Bono Network, and on January 20, 2021, Mr. King was presented with the Good Apple Award for his outstanding work for that organization.

“I enjoy taking complicated facts and law and breaking them down into their simplest components, so that I can let your story speak for itself. Whether it is a personal injury case or complex corporate dispute, telling the story in a clear and convincing way is always my number one goal.”


  • Tulane University School of Law, J.D. 2012
  • Louisiana State University, B.S. 2007


  • Louisiana State Courts
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Dangerous Products
  • Electrocutions
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Offshore Maritime
  • Contamination
  • Wrongful Death
  • 18 Wheeler Trucking
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • BP Oil Spill Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, Amicus Committee
  • American Association for Justice
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Star and Top Rated Appellate Attorney in New Orleans (2020-2022)
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Appellate Practice and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs (2021-2022)
  • Louisiana Appleseed, Good Apple Award Recipient (January 20, 2021)
  • Tulane Law School Dean’s Scholarship
  • CALI Excellence Award for Highest Grade in Contracts II

“Appellate tips for the trial lawyer,” Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XXXVI, No. 2 (February 2021)