Vedder Price

Jennifer Durham King

Shareholder

Co-Chair, Securities & Capital Markets Group

Jennifer Durham King is Co-Chair of Vedder Price’s Securities & Capital Markets practice group.

Jennifer Durham King is Co-Chair of Vedder Price’s Securities & Capital Markets practice group and leads the firm’s banking capital markets practice. Ms. King counsels issuers and underwriters as lead counsel in a broad range of transactions, including public and private debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and capital planning and formation. She also represents private fund investors specializing in the banking space. Ms. King was recognized as a Leading Lawyer in both Corporate Finance Law and Securities & Venture Finance Law in 2017 and 2018.

Ms. King also counsels public companies on their reporting and disclosure obligations under the federal securities laws, as well as on a variety of corporate governance matters, including compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Dodd-Frank Act and stock exchange requirements, creation and implementation of corporate compliance programs, and shareholder and board of directors matters.

Ms. King devotes significant time to firm management matters, having served on the Associate Advisory Committee for five years and the Compensation Committee for three years. She has been a member of the firm’s Associate Evaluation Committee for 14years, and is also currently Chair of the firm’s Sarbanes-Oxley Act Committee, coordinator of its Corporate Associate Development program, and is a past Co-Chair of the firm’s summer associate program.

Prior to graduating from law school, Ms. King enjoyed a career in the brokerage industry, working as a securities broker with a Wall Street firm and a Chicagoland community bank, as well as a sales representative for a regional sponsor of unit investment trusts, holding both the FINRA Series 7 and Series 6 licenses.

Jennifer Durham King

Shareholder

Co-Chair, Securities & Capital Markets Group

Education

  • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.
  • Miami University, B.A.

Jennifer Durham King

Shareholder

Co-Chair, Securities & Capital Markets Group

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1998

Affiliations

  • Member, Board of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Greater Chicago

Jennifer Durham King

Shareholder

Co-Chair, Securities & Capital Markets Group

Jennifer Durham King

Shareholder

Co-Chair, Securities & Capital Markets Group

Jennifer Durham King

Shareholder

Co-Chair, Securities & Capital Markets Group

Blogs

Ms. King contributes to our The 21st Century Banker blog. To view it, please click here.