Kendrick is a Member in the Louisville office and has been with Stoll Keenon Ogden since 1993. The chair of the firm's Administrative Law/Regulated Industries department and Utility and Energy practice, Kendrick also serves as vice chair of the firm's board of directors. He routinely appears before state commissions and courts representing energy and telecommunications clients.
Kendrick has 36 years of experience with adversary proceedings and alternative dispute resolutions involving complex energy issues, rate mechanisms, mergers and acquisitions, renewable energy, financings, service territorial disputes, regulation rulemaking, legislation issues, negotiation of power contracts, and construction of generation and transmission facilities.
Kendrick's legal accomplishments include serving as lead regulatory counsel for the two largest investor-owned electric and gas utilities in six significant electric and gas base rate cases before the Kentucky Public Service Commission in the last 16 years. Kendrick also provided general legal and strategic advice and served as lead regulatory counsel for obtaining all state regulatory approvals in connection with a series of four mergers or acquisitions involving the two largest investor-owned electric and gas utilities in Kentucky, beginning with the 1997-98 acquisition of KU Energy Corporation, the $3.3 billion acquisition in 2000, the $14 billion acquisition in 2001 and the $7.6 billion acquisition in 2010.
Since 1993, Kendrick has served as lead regulatory counsel for environmental surcharge applications for one or both of the two largest investor-owned electric utilities in Kentucky.
In addition, over the last 15 years, Kendrick has appeared regularly before the Virginia State Corporation Commission in cases involving base rate increases, fuel factor changes, financings, rulemakings and other matters involving investor-owned electric utility regulations.
Active in many professional organizations, Kendrick is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Virginia State Bar Association and is a former member of the board of directors for the Energy Bar Association.
Married with two grown children, he stays involved in the Louisville community by serving as a board member for Greater Louisville Inc. and the Chairman for the Louisville Legal Aid Society. He served for 15 years in various adult leadership positions with the Boy Scouts of America, including Assistant Scout Master. In his free time, he currently enjoys triathlons and backpacking.