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Kendra L. Huff

Kendra L. Huff

Partner

949 Third Ave.
Suite 200
Huntington, WV 25701
kendra.huff@nelsonmullins.com

Kendra practices in the areas of products liability, commercial litigation, consumer financial services litigation, and employment litigation. She represents clients in the banking and financial services industries, where she has gained substantial experience advising both public and private employers, national and regional banks, and other commercial entities.

Since 2021, Kendra has been recognized in The Best...

Kendra practices in the areas of products liability, commercial litigation, consumer financial services litigation, and employment litigation. She represents clients in the banking and financial services industries, where she has gained substantial experience advising both public and private employers, national and regional banks, and other commercial entities.

Since 2021, Kendra has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for her work in banking and finance litigation and financial services regulation law. She serves as a trustee for the Hospice of Huntington Endowment, a board member for the Prestera Foundation, a Past United Way Ambassador, and Wills for Heroes Coordinator.

Kendra L. Huff

Lawyers in America® for her work in banking and finance litigation and financial services regulation law. She serves as a trustee for the Hospice of Huntington Endowment, a board member for the Prestera Foundation, a Past United Way Ambassador, and Wills for Heroes Coordinator.

Kendra practices in the areas of products liability, commercial litigation, consumer financial services litigation, and employment litigation. She represents clients in the banking and financial services industries, where she has gained substantial experience advising both public and private employers, national and regional banks, and other commercial entities.

Since 2021, Kendra has been recognized in The Best... Lawyers in America® for her work in banking and finance litigation and financial services regulation law. She serves as a trustee for the Hospice of Huntington Endowment, a board member for the Prestera Foundation, a Past United Way Ambassador, and Wills for Heroes Coordinator.

Experience

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Experience

  • Consumer Financial Services Litigation
    • Represents national and regional banks and other financial institutions in the defense of consumer claims and counterclaims to foreclosure actions and class actions
    • Provides proactive guidance to commercial entities to minimize potential liabilities under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the West Virginia Consumer Credit Protection Act, and general breach of contract claims
    • Represents financial institutions in the redemption of properties, compliance with statutory requirements and reaffirmation of security interests after recovery
  • Employment Litigation
    • Represents employers in wage and hour disputes, Family Medical Leave Act claims, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, noncompete agreements, harassment, discrimination, retaliation and claims under the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act
    • Provides both public and private employers with advice and training on employment issues, best practices and changing areas of the law
    • Investigates and litigates in federal and state court and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and in arbitration proceedings

Previous Professional Experience

  • Worked as an attorney at a Michigan law firm, where she handled state and federal cases at the trial and appellate levels in employment and general commercial litigation
  • Served as a law clerk at a Michigan law firm, where she worked in the areas of commercial and construction litigation

Educational Activities

  • Michigan State University College of Law
    • Research Assistant to research, writing and advocacy professor

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, JD, cum laude
    • Managing Editor for Notes and Comments, Journal of Business & Securities Law
    • Michigan State University College of Law's American Inns of Court
  • Youngstown State University, MS, Education, summa cum laude
    • Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society
  • Marshall University, BA, Psychology

Admissions

  • Michigan
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Cabell County Bar Association
    • Secretary (2016), Treasurer (2017), Vice president (2018), President (2019)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy Class of 2015
  • American Bar Association
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • Michigan State Bar
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Trustee for the Hospice of Huntington Endowment
  • Prestera Foundation Board Member
  • Past United Way Ambassador
  • Wills for Heroes Coordinator