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Jennifer Durham King

Jennifer Durham King

Vedder Price P.C.

Chicago, IL, USA

Jennifer Durham King is Co-Chair of the 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.

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 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.

Client Services

Securities & Capital Markets

Bank Mergers & Acquisition Strategy

Corporate & Governance Finance & Transactions Investment Services

Bank & Thrift Regulation & Enforcement


IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1998

Miami University, B.A., 1989

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1998


Member, Board of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Greater Chicago


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