LaVelle S. King counsels clients in a variety of engagements, including buy-side and sell-side acquisitions (asset and equity), public and private offerings, corporate structuring activities, and general corporate governance. Her clients range from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, LaVelle was an associate in the Philadelphia office of another 2021 Am Law 50 law firm.
While in law school at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, LaVelle interned in the general counsel’s office of the local organ donor program. While there, she led the research and provided analyses and recommended steps related to ethical issues around organ and tissue procurement. She also served as a student law counselor for the Health Law Clinic where she assisted with the representation of clients seeking social security disability benefits and certificates of medical necessity. LaVelle also served as the treasurer of the Black Law Student Association and was an Office of Admissions Ambassador.
Prior to attaining her J.D., LaVelle worked as a hospital administrator for two of the Philadelphia region’s academic medical centers. There, she served as a risk manager and performance improvement manager. LaVelle is an adjunct professor in the health sciences programs at Drexel University and Peirce College.
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, 2018, J.D.
Drexel University, 2010, MPH, Health Management and Policy
Temple University, 2008, B.A., Biology
Student Clerk to Judge Theodore McKee of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2018)