Ken Wilson is an attorney in Beasley Allen’s Atlanta office. He is a member of the firm’s Personal Injury section.
The Personal Injury section handles cases related to auto accidents; workplace accidents; accidents connected to defective or dangerous machinery or improper safety training and procedures; accidents involving defective consumer products; maritime accidents; aviation accidents; nursing home abuse and neglect; and accidents involving traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
Previously, Ken worked in the firm’s Toxic Torts section, handling cases alongside Georgia’s Attorney General Christopher Carr in the state’s opioid litigation.
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Ken is married to Amber Wilson and the couple has two children – a daughter and a son. He is an active member of New Day Covenant Ministries. He also enjoys listening to music and is an avid bassist.
Before joining Beasley Allen, Ken was an insurance defense lawyer at one of Atlanta’s top insurance defense firms, handling automobile, premises liability, trucking, environmental, and products liability litigation throughout the State of Georgia. He also served as in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 insurance company handling automobile and premise liability litigation.
State of Georgia – Opioid Litigation
As a part of the firm’s opioid litigation team, Ken worked on behalf of the State of Georgia in Georgia’s massive opioid litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors for the opioid crisis. Ken worked with the outside counsel litigation team on all aspects of the litigation including the state’s experts, discovery, and trial strategy. He was also a part of the team that successfully resolved claims on behalf of the State of Georgia against Teva, Allergan, CVS, Johnson & Johnson, Walmart, and Walgreens. To date, Georgia has recovered $636 million from McKesson, AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal, and Johnson & Johnson.
Ken is a member of the Georgia State Bar, Dekalb County Bar Association and Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.
Awards and Recognitions
Ken was named to the Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”(Georgia) list of 2023. He has also been selected to the National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 list and the National Black Lawyers Top 100.
Ken earned his B.A. in English and literature with a minor in philosophy from Morehouse College. He graduated from Morehouse College in 2010 with honors.
In 2014, he graduated from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, where he was the treasurer of the Black Law Students Association and a member of the Public Interest Committee.
Ken is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International. He also served from 2017 to 2019 as a Clayton County Community Service Board member.
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