Kirstin focuses on climate change, ESG and sustainability, and product stewardship.
Kirstin advises clients in multiple industry sectors on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures and product regulatory issues. Her work includes counseling on modern slavery and human rights due diligence obligations throughout the supply chain and advising companies on corporate sustainability goals and best practices for communicating these initiatives under relevant green marketing requirements. Her diverse environmental regulatory practice also includes working with clients on carbon offset development projects and natural resource issues, such as responsible sourcing requirements related to forest products.
Prior to joining Beveridge & Diamond, Kirstin worked as a deputy prosecuting attorney at the Clark County Prosecutor's office. She was also a legal intern with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration and a summer clerk at Earthjustice.
Before law school, Kirstin served with AmeriCorps in the Flathead Valley doing watershed conservation and restoration work on the Flathead River and working with local farmers to create and implement restoration plans for their riverbanks. She also led environmental education sessions at her local Boys & Girls Club on the importance of wetlands and sustainable water resources.
More recently, Kirstin taught a portion of an environmental law class at the University of Washington School of Law, walking students through a case study of the practical application of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (known as CERCLA or Superfund) in the context of the Portland Harbor Superfund site.
Outside of the office, Kirstin enjoys skiing, trail running, and reading.
- University of Washington (2012)
- Germanics (B.A., with Honors)
- Environmental Science and Resource Management (B.S)
- University of Washington (J.D., 2017)
- German (proficiency)