Leadership & Board of Directors

Corporate Portrait of Patrick Kennedy

chief legal and ethics officer

Patrick Kennedy

Patrick J. Kennedy serves as the Company’s chief legal and ethics officer.

Kennedy joined Worthington in June 2016, in a management development capacity as a part of the Worthington Industries Rotational Experience and Development program (WIRED). After two years in the program, he joined Worthington’s legal department as corporate counsel. Patrick became vice president - general counsel and secretary of Worthington Industries in January of 2021.

Prior to joining Worthington, he was a partner with the law firm Ice Miller LLP, where he was a member of the firm’s business law group.

Patrick earned his bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. He resides in Worthington with his wife and three children.