Kate Gordon Maynard

General Counsel, Robinson Bradshaw


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 also counsels clients on issues of cybersecurity and privacy law. In doing so, she brings her broad experience as a litigator and the firm’s general counsel to help clients evaluate risk and compliance issues and respond to security incidents and data breaches. Kate’s litigation background includes experience 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. She earned her B.A. from Wake Forest University, cum laude and her J.D. at University of Louisville, J.D., summa cum laude.


  • B.A., Wake Forest University
  • J.D., University of Louisville