John King | Admitted to New Hampshire Bar
UKS Attorney John C. King was recently admitted to practice before the New Hampshire Bar in a swearing-in ceremony on June 5, 2019. Attorney King was admitted to the Connecticut Bar on September 11, 1973 and the U.S. Supreme Court in 2007. Attorney King has extensive trial experience, court and jury, and appellate experience in the state and federal systems. He has represented major corporations and several Connecticut municipalities. Recently, Attorney King was an integral part of the UKS team, along with Attorneys Hugh Manke and Christopher Klepps, which scored a major victory for the Tweed-New Haven Airport Authority in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. In a unanimous decision, the Court invalidated a Connecticut state law limiting the length of the primary runway at Tweed, holding that the statute was preempted by the Federal Aviation Act. The Court of Appeals reversed the District Court and remanded the case with direction to enter final judgment for Tweed. This ruling paves the way for Tweed to extend the length of its primary runway allowing larger aircraft and thus more passengers to fly to additional destinations.