Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


  • J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 2015
    Dean's List
    CALI Award Winner
    Barristers' Council, Trial Advocacy Division
    Student Bar Association Vice President
    Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy
  • B.A., Psychology and Philosophy, with honors, Swarthmore College, 2012
    Mock Trial Association President

Judicial Clerkships

  • Honorable Richard D. Bennett, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland


  • Board of Directors, Historic Charles Street Association

    Board of Directors, Community Law Center
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William B. King


Bill King is a member of Venable's Commercial Litigation Practice in Baltimore, where he works on a wide variety of complex civil matters. Prior to joining the firm, he served for two years as a judicial law clerk to Judge Richard D. Bennett of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Bill is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and holds a bachelor of arts, with honors, from Swarthmore College.

While in law school, Bill worked as a legal fellow in the U.S. House of Representatives, both in the Office of Congressman C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02) and for the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Bill is an active member of several neighborhood improvement organizations throughout the Baltimore region and is founder and president of the City Center Residents Association. He has frequently been quoted by the Baltimore Sun on the topics of community development and land planning in downtown Baltimore.