Kirsten has a diverse litigation practice focused on complex business disputes and counseling early-stage companies. Kirsten defends clients in matters involving securities, intellectual property, trade secrets, unfair competition, cannabis, labor and employment, and contract disputes. She has represented both emerging and established companies, providing both business litigation and corporate counseling advice. Additionally, she has extensive experience at every stage of litigation, inclusive of class actions, from formulating and executing litigation strategy through trial. Her trial experience, including as first chair, is comprised of state court jury trials, a federal bench trial, multiple arbitrations, and an administrative law trial. Kirsten is also part of the leadership teams of the firm's Venture Capital & Emerging Businesses Industry Group and Cannabis Industry Group.