Mary Kathryn (“MK”) King is an associate in Gunster’s Labor and Employment practice group in West Palm Beach, Florida. She strives to resolve client matters with careful research, creative problem-solving strategies and a personal touch. MK is a former assistant state attorney for Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit, and she uses her considerable courtroom experience to advocate for Gunster’s clients.
MK graduated magna cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served on the Florida State University Law Review. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Florida, where she was elected to Florida Blue Key and Phi Beta Kappa.
MK is passionate about education, public service and cross-cultural learning. She has working proficiencies in Russian, Spanish, Georgian and Latin. For academic year 2016-17, MK served as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant at Samtskhe-Javakheti State University in Akhaltsikhe, a small city in the Republic of Georgia. While working in Georgia, MK taught five levels of English as a second language, learned how to make traditional Georgian food and wine, and braved her first winter outside of Florida.
- Order of the Coif (2020)
- Book Awards (Corporations; Professional Responsibility; Sexuality, Gender, Reproduction, and the Law; Civil Externship Perspectives)
- Florida Blue Key (2016)
- Phi Beta Kappa (2014)
- Research Assistant to Professor Nat Stern (2018-2020)