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University of Louisville, J.D., summa cum laude, 1999; Senior Editor, Brandeis Law Journal, 1998-99

Wake Forest University, B.A., cum laude, 1995


Kate Maynard's practice focuses on representing clients in complex commercial disputes, with an emphasis on corporate disputes and litigation involving fiduciaries and financial products. She also represents clients involved in governmental investigations.

Kate has led efforts to pursue, defend and negotiate electronic discovery issues on behalf of her clients in state and federal courts and in response to government subpoenas. In matters involving significant discovery obligations for her clients, she has experience devising and implementing strategies for efficient collection, review and production plans, as well as managing teams of lawyers, including contract review teams, to complete review projects and effectively assimilate relevant factual information. Kate is a frequent speaker on issues concerning civil discovery and electronic discovery issues.

She has defended various claims involving alleged breaches of fiduciary duties, including disputes between partners and shareholders in closely held companies, as well as disputes involving shareholders of public companies.

Kate also counsels clients regarding eminent domain issues and represents land owners in condemnation actions brought by governmental entities.

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Professional Affiliations

  • The Sedona Conference, Working Group 1: Electronic Retention and Production, Member
  • The 11th Annual Sedona Conference on Complex Litigation, Participant
  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Boyce F. Martin, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1999-00

Community Affiliations

  • Wake Forest University Alumni Club, Past President
  • Myers Park United Methodist Church, Youth Sunday School Teacher
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