Business and Commercial
Critical Motions / Appeals
University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2003
Lehigh University, B.A., with honors, 1993
Judge Beth P. Gesner, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2003-2004
Michigan State Courts
District of Columbia State Courts
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Kristen N. Klick is an accomplished environmental attorney with over 15 years of experience in providing strategic legal advice to resolve complex environmental risk and compliance issues. She has extensive experience in stationary environmental regulations applicable to automotive manufacturing.
Before joining BSP, Kristen worked in-house at two Detroit based OEMs focusing her practice on environmental, health & safety and chemical substance requirements. Prior to her in-house experience, she was an associate at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, DC where her practice was focused on environmental litigation and regulatory compliance counseling for clients including Fortune 100 corporations. Before joining private practice she clerked for Judge Beth P. Gesner of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Additionally, Kristen has had previous journalism experience at two daily newspapers, The Journal Newspapers in Maryland and The Morning Call in Pennsylvania.
Kristen graduated, with honors, from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA with her B.A. in English and Journalism. There, she served as Editor in Chief of The Brown & White. She later earned her J.D., with honors, from the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, MD. There, she served as the Articles Editor of the Maryland Law Journal.
Honors & Awards
University of Maryland School of Law, Sam Allen Memorial Prize for Outstanding Scholarship & Leadership
Order of the Coif
Michigan State Bar, Member
“Clean Energy Law”, Motor Vehicles & Transportation Chapter, edited by M.Gerrard, Co-author (2011)
“Where the Streets Have No Name: the Collision of Environmental Law and Information Policy in the Age of Terrorism,” 33 E.L.R. 10978, co-author (2003)
“The Fuzzy Test Is Appropriate for Barney: The Fourth Circuit Casts Aside Adult Reasoning in Determining the Substantial Similarity Between the Famous Purple Dinosaur and an Imposter,” 61 Maryland L. Rev. (2003)