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.

She concentrates her practice in capital markets and corporate securities transactions, with a specific focus on financial institutions. Ms. King regularly represents issuers and underwriters as lead counsel in a broad range of capital markets transactions, including public and private debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and capital planning and formation. In 2017, Ms. King was selected as an Illinois Leading Lawyer in the categories of Corporate Finance Law and Securities & Venture Finance Law.

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, 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 as a member of the Associate Advisory Committee for five years. She is currently a member of the firm’s Compensation Committee, Associate Evaluation Committee and Sarbanes-Oxley Committee, is coordinator of the firm's Corporate Associate Development program, and is a former Co-Chair of the firm’s summer associate program.

Prior to graduating from law school, Ms. King spent ten years 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.