Kay S CaudleKay Caudle

Kay S. Caudle is General Counsel, VP of Corporate Management for Smith Travel Research, Inc. (“STR”). As well as being STR’s sole in-house counsel, Kay manages legal affairs for STR’s subsidiaries and affiliates in both Colorado and London. She received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and her J.D. from the University Of Tennessee College Of Law.

In addition to the NBA, Kay is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Lawyers Association for Women. Kay has chaired the NBA’s Attorney Health and Wellness Committee since 2009 and chairs the TBA’s Well-Being Committee. Kay served on Boult, Cummings, Conners & Berry’s Diversity Advisory Board and is an alumnus of Young Leaders Council. She is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Nashville, through which she was active with Ronald McDonald House and the Nashville Zoo. Kay volunteers at the Nashville Humane Association and serves on the Fund Development Committee for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee.

Bar issues of interest: fostering a supportive, collegial legal community; supporting attorneys in smaller corporate legal departments; raising the bar’s profile as a resource for members of public with limited access to legal representation; and encouraging meaningful mentoring for newer lawyers.