Primary Role
VP, Business Development & General Counsel at Avvo
University of California Hastings College of Law

Person Details


Josh King is vice president of business development & general counsel of Avvo. He is responsible for the company's business development, outreach to the legal community, and legal affairs.

Prior to joining Avvo in October 2007, Josh was director of business development for Clearwire, where he acquired new markets that expanded the wireless broadband company's market reach to include tens of millions of potential new customers. Previous to Clearwire, Josh was vice president, corporate development at AT&T Wireless, where he led much of the company's mergers and acquisitions work and was instrumental in the $46 billion sale of the company to Cingular, the largest cash transaction in history. Josh has also worked as general counsel for Cellular One of San Francisco and as a small-firm litigator.

Josh is an advisory board member and regular contributor to Corporate Dealmaker magazine, and a frequent writer and speaker on social media, internet law and professional ethics issues.

Experience (4)

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    VP, Business Development & General Counsel
    Oct, 2007
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    Director, Business & Spectrum Development
    Apr, 2005 - Oct, 2007
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    Vice President, Corporate Development
    Jan, 2001 - Mar, 2005
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    Cellular One of San Francisco

    General Counsel
    Mar, 1996 - Jan, 2001

Education (2)