- Financial Services
- Banking & Finance
- Consumer Financial Services
- Government Contracts
- Government Ethics & Election Law
- Information Governance
- Privacy & Data Security
- Public Policy
- Regulatory & Government Affairs
- Federal Government Affairs & Lobbying
- Coalition & Nonprofit Services
- State & Federal Regulatory Law
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.378.2303|
|University ||University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A., with distinction, 1994 Innocents Society, Phi Beta Kappa|
|Law School||University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1997 Student Bar Association, President|
|Admitted||2003, District of Columbia; 2004, Nebraska; 2003, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; 2004, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska|
Professional Associations and Memberships
District of Columbia Bar Association, Corporations, Finance and Securities Law section
•Nebraska State Bar Association
Kyle's experience in government at the state and national levels helps shape his role as a member of Husch Blackwell's Financial Services team. He has worked extensively with legislation related to banks, insurance, brokerage companies and trade finance. Notably, he was counsel on the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee for Chair Mike Oxley of Ohio and Subcommittee Chair Doug Bereuter of Nebraska. Kyle is experienced in matters concerning governmental affairs, ethics, government contracts and election law. In addition, he assists industry representatives from groups, companies and associations with legal services across the financial spectrum.
Kyle's accomplishments include:
•Represented First National of Nebraska on capital, credit card and municipal advisor matters.
Secured a provision in the Dodd-Frank law regarding consumer protections while representing Nationwide Exchange Services.
Provided representation before Congress on tax credit programs for the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA), including the low income housing tax credit (LIHTC).
Counseled Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 2 on issue dealing with residual risk loss for the National Flood Insurance Program.
Before joining the firm, Kyle served as a legislative aide to Nebraska Sen. David Maurstad from 1997 to 1998. Additionally, he held staff positions with the Nebraska Legislature and the Nebraska Attorney General's Office.
Falls Church, Kiwanis Little League, Board of Directors, 2012-present, Chief Umpire, 2013-present
•Nebraska Society of Washington, D.C., Inc., President, General Counsel and/or Vice President, 2005-present
•Resurrection Lutheran Church, Council President, 2007
Nebraska Attorney General's Office, 1995-1997
Represented First National of Nebraska Inc. on Basel III capital and credit card matters, such as interchange and swipe fees, Dodd-Frank and municipal advisor matters.
•Represented one of the nation's largest qualified intermediaries for like-kind exchanges and secured a provision in the Dodd-Frank law regarding consumer protections.
•Counseled Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA) on tax credit programs and represented it before Congress on matters such as expanding the use of the low income housing tax credit (LIHTC) near military bases.
•Represented Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 2 on residual risk of loss issue for the federal flood insurance program.
2.07.14 President Signs Long-Awaited Farm Bill: What You Need To Know
Food & Agribusiness Alert
9.27.13 Seeking Answers in Looming Government Shutdown
1.03.13 Pulling U.S. Back from the Cliff, Congress Approves Tax and Spending Policies
2.07.12 Postal Service Contracting: Year in Review and Ahead
11.28.11 Automatic Budget Cuts Under the Budget Control Act of 2011 Blog
8.12.11 Congressional Leaders Finalize Super Committee Appointments
4.08.11 Government Shutdown 2011
1.01.11 The 112th Congress: What Should Nebraska Bankers Expect? Nebraska Banker Article
4.05.10 Federal Campaign Finance Decisions
2.25.10 Corporate Political Activity After Citizens United
In The News
6.23.14 Husch Blackwell Bolsters Public Policy Group with Two D.C. Additions
Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation News Release
11.13.13 Husch Blackwell Hosts Shanghai Delegation
Financial Services News Release
7.16.13 LXBN TV: Husch Blackwell Partner Kyle Gilster Explains the White House/Senate Compromise Avoiding the Nuclear Option on Obama Appointees to NLRB and CFPB
1.04.12 Twelve Husch Blackwell Attorneys Added to Partnership in 2012
Real Estate, Development & Construction Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals News Release
11.05.10 Husch Blackwell Governmental Affairs Pros Provide Election Analysis
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
President Signs Long-Awaited Farm Bill: What You Need To Know
Kyle J. Gilster,Steven M. Kupka, February 12, 2014
On Friday, February 7th, President Obama signed the Agricultural Act of 2014 (H.R. 2642), widely referred to as the 2014 Farm Bill, a comprehensive five-year farm policy package for agricultural and food assistance programs. The U.S. House of Representatives passed this legislation on January 29,...
Seeking Answers in Looming Government Shutdown
Kyle J. Gilster,Russell Orban, October 1, 2013
On September 20, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to fund the federal government through Dec. 15, 2013, provided the Senate and the president agreed to defund the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Senate is expected to vote on this matter today (Sept. 27) and is expected to strike the...
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