Walker Kennedy III
Vice President & General Counsel
Walker Kennedy III is currently vice president and general counsel of Woodbury Corporation. He has served Woodbury Corporation as General Counsel for over 25 years. Mr. Kennedy oversees in-house Legal Department which handles the due diligence for dozens of acquisitions annually and collectively oversees and personally negotiates in excess of a thousand leases and real estate transactions related documents each year. He has served as an expert witness concerning legal practices and has been a frequent speaker and panelist on the subject of leases and lease negotiations at the International Council of Shopping Centers Law Conference. Prior to going in-house, Mr. Kennedy’s practice focused primarily on business reorganizations and the representation of creditors’ committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. He is currently a member of International Council of Shopping Centers Bankruptcy Task Force. Mr. Kennedy also serves as a President of the board of City Academy, a college preparatory tuition-free public charter school for grades 7-12. Mr. Kennedy earned a B.A. Cum Laude from Drake University and a J.D. from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. He was admitted to the Utah State Bar in 1986.