Kendell M. Garrett was born and raised in Maryville, Tennessee.  She received her B.A. in English literature, cum laude, from the University of Tennessee, with a minor in Spanish in 2013.  She graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law with High Honors in 2016 with a concentration in advocacy.  During her time in law school, Kendell served as a research editor for the Tennessee Law Review and earned certificates of academic excellence in Contracts II and Business Torts.

Following law school, Kendell served as a law clerk to the Honorable Hanly A. Ingram of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.  Since joining Paine Bickers, she has focused on civil litigation practice on complex business litigation matters, including toxic tort and products liability asbestos litigation

Kendell is a member of the Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations.  She enjoys running, being outside, and spending time with her family.

Kendell currently resides in Knoxville.