Kirk D. Jensen

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Kirk D. Jensen, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL/CORPORATE SECRETARY

Kirk D. Jensen is Executive Vice President and General Counsel and joined First Interstate in 2016. Prior to joining First Interstate, Mr. Jensen was a founding partner of the law firm BuckleySandler LLP in Washington, D.C., where he advised financial institutions on a variety of regulatory compliance matters and represented financial institutions in federal and state government enforcement actions and in high-stakes litigation. He is a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, a member of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law, has held various leadership positions in the American Bar Association’s Business Law and Litigation Sections, and has received appointments as Senior Lecturer at Duke University School of Law. In 2018, he was recognized with the Global Counsel Award for Financial Services-Regulatory by the Association of Corporate Counsel and Lexology. Mr. Jensen clerked for the Honorable Deanell Reece Tacha, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Duke University School of Law where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and Duke Law Journal. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University.