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When clients seek to resolve state or national governmental issues, they look to Kyle for smart guidance that advances their business objectives.

Kyle’s practice involves governmental affairs, regulatory work, campaign finance, government contracts and election law. He works extensively with legislation related to banks, insurance, brokerage companies and trade finance. He also advises industry representatives from groups, companies and associations with legal services across the public policy spectrum, and he works on government affairs issues related to Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

In addition, Kyle’s experience includes issues related to financial services, agriculture, energy, natural resources and healthcare. He has extensive knowledge to help clients navigate the complexities of regulation and compliance at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Kyle is managing partner of the firm’s Washington, DC, office. Kyle also oversees our government affairs work in Nebraska.

In 2022, Kyle was appointed to the University of Nebraska's Washington, D.C. Advisory Council.




  • Chambers USA, Political Law, Nationwide, 2023
  • Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, Honors, 2022


  • J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law
    • Student Bar Association, President
  • B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    • with distinction
    • Phi Beta Kappa


  • District of Columbia
  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • District of Columbia Bar, Corporations, Finance and Securities Law Section
  • National Association of Manufacturers
  • Nebraska Alumni Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Bank Attorneys Section, Government and Administrative Practice Section
  • University of Nebraska, Washington, D.C. Advisory Council
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor’s Alumni Advisory Council
2023 Pro Bono Achiever

State and Federal Regulatory Law

  • Advised electric power cooperative seeking to build new coal-fired plant on securing amendment in House-passed version of Farm Bill. State had completed inspection and approved project; however, federal government wanted to conduct its own inspection. Amendment exempted certain cooperatives (including our client) from federal inspection.
  • Represented midstream energy company in drafting letter and obtaining signatures from approximately 15 members of Congress urging governor of New York and his executive agencies to approve construction of underground natural gas storage facility in New York.

Financial Services

  • Represented First National of Nebraska on Basel III capital and credit card matters, such as interchange and swipe fees, Dodd-Frank and municipal advisor matters.
  • Advised one of the nation's largest qualified intermediaries on like-kind exchanges and secured provision in Dodd-Frank law on consumer protections.
  • Counseled Nebraska Investment Finance Authority on tax credit programs and represented it before Congress on matters such as expanding use of low-income housing tax credit near military bases.

Crisis Management

  • As key member of the firm's CARES Act resource team, advised clients on accessing COVID-19-driven financial assistance, including Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and Main Street Lending Program.

Levee and Flood Protection

  • Represented Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 2 on residual risk of loss issue for federal flood insurance program.
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Outside the Office

Kyle enjoys playing and coaching softball and baseball.

Kyle has played on sports teams since he was a kid. Now he plays softball and baseball on recreational teams, including the Ponce de Leon Men's Baseball League, and coaches teams for his two boys.

Community Leadership
  • The Economic Club of Washington, D.C.
  • Falls Church High School Athletic Boosters Club - Vice President
  • Falls Church High School PTSA - President
  • Falls Church Kiwanis Little League, Board of Directors, 2012-2017; Team Manager, 2012-2016; Chief Umpire, 2013-2017
  • Missouri-Kansas Forum, Former Chair
  • Nebraska Society of Washington, DC, President, 2013; General Counsel, 2005-2014
  • Resurrection Lutheran Church (Arlington, Virginia), Church Council President
  • University of Nebraska, Washington, D.C. Advisory Council
Nebraska Ties

Kyle grew up in Nebraska, went to college and law school there, and still has strong ties to the community and to the state.

Kyle grew up both in Lincoln and on an acreage near the unincorporated community of Cheney, Nebraska outside of Lincoln and has been involved in agriculture all his life. Kyle’s father is a retired animal science professor and livestock judging team coach from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Kyle’s mom is retired Lincoln public school teacher.  His parents currently spend their time managing a farm operation in Nebraska.

Kyle attended the University of Nebraska and began his legal career on the staff at the Nebraska attorney general’s office and Nebraska Legislature. He was a legislative assistant and legal counsel to U.S. Rep. Doug Bereuter and the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee (working with Rep. Bereuter) and served as a legislative aide to state Sen. David Maurstad.

Though Kyle manages the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, he maintains strong ties to his Nebraska roots and serves on the University of Nebraska's Washington, D.C. Advisory Council, an appointed position. He maintains an office in Omaha, where he advises clients on campaign finance and election law matters on the federal, state and local levels.