Mike King, General Counsel

Mike King is the General Counsel for Progress Rail.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2003.  He is licensed to practice law in California and Alabama (limited in-house license only).  Mike is also a licensed patent attorney.  

Mike joined Caterpillar in 2005 as an attorney in the Intellectual Property group of the Legal department, with responsibility over intellectual property matters for each of the Transmission, Hydraulic, and Building Construction Products (BCP) Business Units.  In 2008, Mike was transferred to San Diego to work at Solar Turbines Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar.  At Solar, Mike managed Solar’s commercial legal matters for the aftermarket business, and in 2013 began managing Solar’s Compliance and Litigation matters.  In 2018 Mike joined Progress Rail as General Counsel. 

Mike is married with four children.  He enjoys riding motorcycles, playing basketball, soccer, and football with his children.