Errol J. King  Jr. - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Errol J. King Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 225-381-7041

Errol J. King Jr. is a member of the Health Law Group in the Firm's Baton Rouge office. He focuses his practice primarily in the representation of managed care organizations, having been appointed in April 1996 by Louisiana's Commissioner of Insurance to serve as general counsel and an initial member of the Louisiana Managed Health Care Advisory Board, which advises the commissioner on managed care issues impacting the state of Louisiana. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law continuously since 1995.

Mr. King works with clients in the areas of risk management, state and federal regulatory issues, coverage issues, health care reform, and health care litigation, including ERISA cases. He has extensive experience in representing clients before regulatory agencies as well as defending managed care plans in litigation. He has lectured extensively on a wide range of health care topics, including managed care and long term care facilities; Medicare-Medicaid and managed care; fundamentals of integrated delivery systems and health care mandates. He has lectured before the Managed Care Congress, the American Health Lawyers Association's Managed Care Law Institute, the Louisiana Hospital Association and the Louisiana State Bar Association.

Mr. King was selected by the Baton Rouge Business Report as a member of its "40 Under 40" leadership list in 1997. He served as vice chair of the HMOs and Health Plans Substantive Law Committee of the American Health Lawyer's Association from 1999 to 2002. In addition, he has been a member of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel, Inc. since 2003 and has taught a law office practice course at the Louisiana State University Law Center. Mr. King serves as general counsel for the American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO) and as general counsel to the Third Party Administrators Association of America (TPAAA).

Nicholls State UniversityBS 1982Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law CenterJ.D. 1986
Women In Need Gain Support, Inc. (W.I.N.G.S.), Board of Directors (1994 – present)United Way of America, Individual Attorney Division Campaign (1994) Women's Hospital Annual Fundraiser Tennis Committee (1993 – 1995) The Primary Place, Board of Directors Louisiana State Bar Association (1986 – present) Louisiana Society for Hospital Attorneys Board of Directors; Member (1993 – 1996) Louisiana Managed Health Care Association, Advisory Board - Board of Directors; Member and General Counsel (1995 – present) Louisiana Health Care Alliance Board of Directors; Member, (1993 – present); Chairman of Governmental Affairs Committee (1993 – 2006); Co-Chair of the Fraud and Abuse Task Force (1993 – 1995) Louisiana Business Group on Health CEO Leadership Round Table, (2009 – present) Louisiana Business Group on Health Board of Directors; Member (1994 – present); Chairman of Steering Committee (1996 – 2002) Texas Association of Health Plans (2009 – present) Louisiana Association of Health Plans (1992 – present) Baton Rouge Bar Association (1986 – present) American Health Lawyers Association (1990 – present); Vice Chair of HMO and Health Plans Substantive Law Committee (1999 – 2002); Vice Chair of the Labor, OSHA and Humana Resources Substantive Law Committee (1997 – 1999) American Bar Association, Health Care Section (1991 – present) Federation of Regulatory Counsel (2003 – present) American Association of Health Plans (1998 – present)

Case History

Organization — General Counsel to the American Association of Payers, Administrators and Networks since 2011

Office Location

Chase North Tower, 20th Floor
450 Laurel Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law of the Baton Rouge Metro Area
Errol J. King Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Health Care Law (Employee Benefits, Health-Care Companies, Insurance, Litigation, Managed Care, Regulatory)
Insurance Law