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Kirsten assists clients with administrative and constitutional issues, as well as business litigation matters.

On behalf of clients, Kirsten delves deep into researching and addressing state and federal administrative law issues, constitutional issues and applicability of statutory authority, such as stay-at-home orders. Known as a gifted writer and legal analyst, Kirsten has a special interest in drafting appellate briefs and collaborating on other complex legal matters.

Kirsten is appreciated for working closely with clients and team members across industries, including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, and agribusiness. Prior to joining the firm, Kirsten served as a legal intern for the Office of the Wisconsin Solicitor General.



  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
    • cum laude
    • Wisconsin Law Review, Articles Editor
    • Order of the Coif
    • UW Law Federalist Society, President
  • B.A., Baylor University
    • Political Science major; Philosophy minor
    • magna cum laude


  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
Case Studies
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Husch Blackwell put together a coalition to help clarify CERCLA in an influential U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief.

Alerts | June 28, 2021
Supreme Court Paves the Way for More State Court Class Actions About Federal Statutes

In reemphasizing the “concrete harm” requirement for Article III standing, the Supreme Court may have raised the hurdle to federal court but exposed defendants to more state court suits.

Media Mentions | April 26, 2021
C-SPAN: Guam v. United States Oral Argument
Outside the Office

In her free time, Kirsten enjoys hiking with her husband, Ryan, and rescue dog, Coda.

Community Leadership
  • Young Life College Ministries - UW Madison, Volunteer