Todd King is relied upon to defend some of the firm’s most serious lawsuits, primarily involved in the areas of transportation and trucking, product liability, and premises liability. He has experience defending cases involving fatalities, traumatic brain injuries, severe burns, and other serious injuries. Todd frequently responds for the firm to accident scenes where immediate and critical response is required. Whether the client’s strategy is to litigate through trial, pursue dismissal, or efficiently resolve a case, Todd has earned a reputation for delivering an effective and aggressive defense.
A partner in the firm’s Charlotte office, Todd’s 20 years of experience and numerous jury trials allow him to represent clients in a variety of practice areas. He has been named a Rising Star by North Carolina Super Lawyers®, and has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants since 2020. Todd is a frequent presenter and speaker at The Harmonie Group’s annual Transportation Seminar.
Todd attended both college and law school at Wake Forest University. Outside of the office, Todd enjoys spending time with his kids, exercising, and watching live music.
Articles, Presentations, and Publications
- Frequent speaker at The Harmonie Group’s annual Transportation Seminar
- How Tight is North Carolina’s ‘Sealed Container’ Defense?
- FAQ for North Carolina Product Liability Claims
- Top 7 Defenses for Product Liability Lawsuits in North Carolina
- Frequently Used Defenses in Motor Vehicle Lawsuits
- Speaker at North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys annual meeting: “Automobile Liability Defenses.”
Most Recent Posts
Twenty-five attorneys from Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law) were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023.… Read More
Twenty-six attorneys from Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law) were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022.… Read More
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Twenty-seven attorneys from Cranfill Sumner LLP (Cranfill Sumner) were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 (Copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).… Read More
Thirty-one attorneys from Cranfill Sumner LLP (Cranfill Sumner) were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020(Copyright 2019 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).… Read More
Todd King and Stephanie Gaston Poley recently presented at the Harmonie Group’s Construction, Next-Gen & Transportation Seminar. The seminar provided updates on legal issues surrounding the construction and transportation industries, as well as presentations on trending litigation topics.… Read More
In North Carolina, a seller who is not involved in the manufacture of a product can often use the “sealed… Read More
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Cranfill Sumner, names three new partners with diverse litigation experience: Ginger Hunsucker, Todd King, and Jennifer Welch.… Read More