FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., November 8, 2012 – Farmington Hills-based law firm Fabian, Sklar & King, P.C., announced today that shareholder Patrick King has been recognized as a 2013 Top Lawyer by DBusiness magazine as the only attorney representing policyholders in the practice area of Insurance Law.
With more than 35 years experience, King has litigated hundreds of cases involving insurance matters, including potential arson and fraud defenses. One notable achievement in his career is obtaining one of the largest multi-million dollar judgments against an insurance agent in Michigan’s legal history.
In addition, King is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) through the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI) and has lectured extensively on a variety of topics relating to the origin and cause of fires and explosions. He has also been appointed to the National Fire Protection Association Technical Committee on Fire Investigations as an alternate member and co-authored the chapter on property insurance in Michigan Insurance Law and Practice published by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE).
His professional memberships include the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Michigan Association for Justice, National Fire Protection Association and International Association of Arson Investigators. He earned a B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1974 and a juris doctorate from Wayne State University Law School in 1977.
The DBusiness magazine 2012 Top Lawyers list, which lists 50 specialized practice areas, recognizes attorneys practicing in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties who possess the highest professional ability and ethical standards. The designation is achieved through peer voting, which is based on the annual Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings listing.
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Founded in 1986, Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Fabian, Sklar & King, P.C., is a nationally recognized leader in representing those injured or killed as the result of fires and explosions. The firm’s attorneys advocate and protect the rights of homeowners, business owners and other policyholders in property damage disputes with insurance companies. In addition to many awards and accolades, Fabian Sklar, & King, P.C. has received the coveted “AV” rating, the highest rating under Martindale Hubbell’s Peer Review RatingTM process. To learn more, please visit www.fabiansklar.com.