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Ken Wilson

Atlanta, GA

About Ken

Ken Wilson is an attorney in Beasley Allen’s Atlanta office. Ken is a member of the firm’s Toxic Torts Section and is a part of the firm’s team working with Georgia Attorney General Christopher Carr in Georgia’s opioid litigation.

The State of Georgia is pursuing claims against four pharmaceutical wholesale distributors – McKesson, Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen, and JM Smith Drug – and four pharmaceutical manufacturer groups – Endo, Mallinckrodt, Allergan, and Teva – for their role in causing the opioid crisis.

Background

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.

Professional Associations

Ken is a member of the Georgia State Bar, Dekalb County Bar Association and Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Awards and Recognitions

Ken has been selected to the National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 list.

Education

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.

Community Involvement

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 member of the Clayton County Community Service Board.

Admissions

  • All Georgia Courts (2014)
  • U.S. District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia (2019)

Education

  • Mercer Law School (J.D., 2014)
  • Morehouse College (B.A., with honors, 2010)

Memberships

  • Georgia State Bar
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Dekalb County Bar Association
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International

Recognition & Awards

  • National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 list

Practices

Toxic Exposure

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