Kendric Cobb joined AbbVie in 2021 where he serves as Senior Counsel responsible for global employment and labor counseling supporting functions including R&D, Finance, IT, and certain commercial teams focused on life-saving treatments in areas such as oncology and immunology.
Kendric spent six years managing Compliance, Labor and Employment at Morton Salt reporting to the General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer. At Morton Salt, Kendric led a team of professionals in revitalizing the compliance program, implementing third-party due diligence, and ensuring compliance with labor and employment laws throughout North and South America.
For eight years Kendric was a member of the Litigation, Labor and Employment Section of Caterpillar’s Legal Services Division, managing a wide range of employment, product, commercial, insurance coverage, and mass tort litigation while providing advice and counsel on all areas of employment law in the U.S. and Canada.
Kendric began his legal career in private practice where he was an Associate at three law firms in Chicago: Winston & Strawn, Butler Rubin (now the Chicago office of Porter Wright), and Reed Smith. Kendric is a native of Champaign and is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (A.B. Communications and Sociology) and the University of Illinois College of Law (Juris Doctor).