Food, Agribusiness, Environmental and Natural Resources Expertise
Kyle has a heightened understanding of the regulatory and consumer challenges impacting food and agricultural businesses, and he has a firm grip on environmental and natural resource concerns. Having studied agricultural economics at Kansas State University, Kyle combines keen theoretical insights with practical experience supporting clients involved in power generation and energy provision, renewable fuel production, and food production, processing and distribution.
Complex Fraud, Financial, Commercial and Labor Disputes
Kyle also has significant experience litigating cases involving fraud, misuse of corporate form and funds, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference, and other acts of wrongdoing by corporate directors, officers and managers. In addition, Kyle works regularly in cases concerning alleged violations of complex agreements, including indentures, merger agreements, stock purchase agreements and collective bargaining agreements.
Having clerked on a federal appellate court and worked on numerous appeals in private practice, Kyle has honed the craft of drafting appellate briefs and appellate motions. He has represented clients nationwide in the U.S. Court of Appeals in cases involving constitutional issues, labor and employment disputes, and allegations of fraud, racketeering and conspiracy. Kyle also has argued in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Before joining the firm, Kyle was an associate at Latham & Watkins, where he drafted motions and briefs, prepared expert witnesses for direct and cross examination, and second-chaired California Energy Commission (CEC) proceedings. Kyle also worked on securities class actions arising from alleged fraudulent misrepresentations in disclosures made by publicly traded companies. Prior to that post, Kyle clerked for the Honorable Steven M. Colloton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Kyle enjoys hiking, kayaking, traveling with his wife, Sarah, and playing with his dog, Mellie.