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Jamar T.King


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Jamar T.King


Focus Areas

  • Litigated environmental enforcement action brought by Ohio Environmental Protection Agency against defense and aerospace manufacturer, resulting in favorable agreed resolution.
  • Represented government contractor in contract dispute against the General Services Administration before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals.
  • Negotiated favorable resolution of pre-litigation dispute between defense contractor and consultant arising from CMMC readiness consulting agreement.
  • Counseled chief financial officer of defense contractor involved in false claims act investigation, resulting in no action taken against client.
  • Routinely manage responses to requests for information, including civil subpoenas, grand jury subpoenas, and civil investigative demands, issued to individuals, government contractors, and other entities.
  • Successfully defended Fortune 500 manufacturing company in commercial contract dispute tried to jury verdict.
  • Obtained complete dismissal of lawsuit alleging investment fraud claims against private equity firm.
  • Successfully defended media buying agency against claims of improper retention of incentives and rebates.
  • Obtained complete dismissal of claims in music royalty dispute against digital performance royalty distribution company.
  • Represented Fortune 500 energy company in litigation that thwarted local municipality’s attempt to violate Ohio Certified Territories Act.
  • Represented elected official investigated for public corruption in connection to Hobbs Act violations. Prosecution declined.
  • Represented lobbyist in two-year federal public corruption investigation. Prosecution declined.
  • Represented private equity firm in federal securities investigation. Prosecution declined.
  • Received a 2022, 2023 and 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch recognition for Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense: White-Collar; included in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense: White-Collar (2021)
  • Named to Lawyers of Color’s Hot List 2020
  • Recipient, Joseph Cinque Award, Black Law Students Association, University of Dayton School of Law, 2019
  • Recipient, Thompson Hine Diversity Champion Award, 2019

Professional Associations

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), Fellow, 2024
  • Dayton Bar Association, Board of Trustees Treasurer, 2022-present
  • Federal Court Local Rules Committee for the Southern District of Ohio, 2021-present
  • Greater Dayton Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Legal Roundtable, Founding Member, 2018-present
  • Dayton Area Mock Interview Program, Founder, 2018-present
  • Dayton Area Diversity Summer Clerkship Program, Co-Founder, 2015-present
  • Ohio Supreme Court Board on the Unauthorized Practice of Law, Board of Commissioners, 2018-2021
  • Ohio State Bar Association Leadership Academy, Class of 2020
  • Dayton Bar Association Leadership Development, Class of 2015

Community Involvement

  • AFCEA, Dayton-Wright Chapter, Emerging Leaders Committee, 2023-present
  • Wesley Community Center, Board of Trustees, 2017-2021
  • UpDayton, Board Member, 2014-2018
  • City of Dayton Neighborhood Leadership Institute, Class of 2017


  • University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 2013,
    magna cum laude

    Order of the Coif

  • Bowling Green State University, B.S.Ed., 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
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