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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 serves as Robinson Bradshaw's general counsel. She advises the firm on legal issues including ethics and professional responsibility, conflicts of interest, risk management and compliance, and privacy and cybersecurity. Kate provides training to the firm's attorneys and staff regarding these topics, and she speaks at seminars and programs for clients and the bar.

Kate is an experienced litigator, with past work on behalf of clients in complex commercial disputes, corporate governance disputes, governmental investigations and financial services litigation. She also has experience representing landowners in eminent domain cases, including successful jury awards in condemnation cases.

Kate is accredited through the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States (CIPP/US) and Europe (CIPP/E) and as a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM).

Honors & Awards


  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Boyce F. Martin, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1999-2000



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Professional Affiliations

  • Charlotte Legal Initiative to Mobilize Businesses, Inc. (CLIMB), Founding Board Member, Vice-Chair and Treasurer
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States (CIPP/US)
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe (CIPP/E)
  • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)

Community Affiliations

  • Levine Museum of the New South, Board of Directors, 2020-present; Executive Committee, Member
  • Myers Park United Methodist Church, Administrative Board Chair, 2020-21; Youth Sunday School Teacher; Past Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee; Wesley Grant Committee
  • Charlotte Country Day School, Parent Volunteer
  • Boy Scouts of America, Merit Badge Counselor
  • Odyssey of the Mind, Coach
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