Bernard T. King Esq.

Blitman & King LLP
King, Bernard T.
Bernard T. King is a Senior Partner at Blitman & King LLP’s Syracuse, New York office. He serves as counsel to a diverse base of employee benefit plans, including large and small multiemployer plans, public plans, and the benefit plans of professional athletes. He also represents labor unions in both the private and public sectors and engages in a wide variety of proceedings, including contract negotiations, labor board cases, arbitration, and litigation. He is a Founding Fellow and Governor of the College of Employee Benefit Lawyers, a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and has served as the Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law. He has been awarded The American Arbitration Association’s prestigious Whitney N. Seymour Award. For many years he served as a professor of law in Cornell University’s Extension Division, Labor Studies Program. He is also a member of the ABA’s Board of Governors. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Industrial and Labor Relations, from Le Moyne College, and a Juris Doctor from Syracuse University. He is admitted to the New York State bar, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.