Kendra Key is an attorney in Maynard Cooper's Birmingham office. A member of the firm’s Banking and Finance Practice Group, she has represented lenders, borrowers, purchasers, and sellers in affordable housing transactions, new market tax credit transactions, municipal bond transactions, and real estate transactions. Kendra’s practice also includes land use planning and economic development.
Kendra is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, where she held multiple leadership roles including Chief Justice of the Moot Court Board and Symposium Editor for the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review. After graduating from law school, Kendra served as a law clerk for the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the chambers of Judge David F. Hamilton in Bloomington, Indiana.
Prior to attending law school, the Tuscaloosa, Alabama native served as Legislative Coordinator for the District of Columbia Public Schools and as a Legislative Aide in the Office of Congresswoman Terri Sewell in the U.S. House of Representatives, both in Washington, D.C. She earned her B.A. magna cum laude in Political Science from The University of Alabama, where she was student chair of the Blackburn Institute and was selected as a Harry S. Truman Scholar.