In her role as Associate General Counsel, Kristin manages cases that NPCA brings to defend and support national parks, as well as provides general legal counsel services to the organization.

Prior to joining NPCA in 2018, Kristin practiced environmental law at Beveridge & Diamond, a national law firm dedicated to environmental and natural resources law, where she served as Deputy Chair of the firm’s Air Practice Group. Prior to Beveridge & Diamond, Kristin was an associate at a boutique public interest law firm in Washington, D.C. focused on air and climate.

Kristin has significant experience representing and advising diverse clients, including trade associations, national non-profits, and Fortune 500 companies, before federal courts, administrative tribunals, and environmental regulators. To her role as Associate General Counsel at NPCA, Kristin in addition brings her background in counseling businesses on regulatory compliance and a passion for the outdoors and protecting special places.

Kristin is a graduate of Bates College and Vermont Law School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. Kristin also has a Master’s Degree from the University of Minnesota. Kristin currently serves on the Editorial Board of Natural Resources & Environment, the American Bar Association’s flagship legal publication, as well as on the Amicus Committee of the National Association of Women Lawyers. She is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and Vermont.