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Katie Kimbrell Selected for 2023 Momentum Executive Leadership Program

Katie Kimbrell, partner in the firm’s Birmingham office and member of the Corporate & Commercial Practice, has been selected to participate in the 2023 Momentum Executive Leadership Program, designed to develop leadership skills, confidence, and connections among Alabama’s most promising women.

Momentum is a Birmingham-based non-profit organization aimed to advance equity for women in leadership through a rigorous executive leadership program, Upward early-career program, conferences, community events, mentor matching, corporate training, and Men with Momentum initiative. The organization was founded in 2001 and now has more than 500 alumnae and 1,000 mentor matches. 

Over the course of a nine-month curriculum, Momentum’s Executive Leadership Program aims to address the unique challenges facing women in leadership positions. Through skills-based training and mentoring, Momentum helps build the capabilities of emerging Alabama women leaders. This year marks the program’s 21st executive leadership class, which is the most diverse class yet.

Katie’s diverse practice focuses on corporate, securities, and financial services. Katie counsels clients in all phases of business, including formation, due diligence, regulatory compliance, securities and, litigation. She regularly advises clients in a wide variety of complex transactions and in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions for public and private companies, as well as energy and public utility clients. Additionally, Katie has extensive experience providing counsel on compliance and regulatory issues in highly-regulated industries and self-regulatory organizations (SROs).

Katie currently serves as the Chair of Balch & Bingham’s Women’s Initiative. She also serves as Chair of the Business Section for the Birmingham Bar Association and recently completed the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum. The Birmingham Business Journal named Katie a 2023 “NextGen BHM: Law” honoree, recognizing the city’s top lawyers under 40 years old.