Kenneth T. Kristl

Kenneth T. Kristl

Kenneth T. Kristl

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Widener University Delaware Law School

Kenneth T. Kristl is an Associate Professor of Law and the Director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at the Widener University Delaware Law School’s Wilmington, DE campus.  Professor Kristl received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame (1981), where he was Phi Beta Kappa, and his law degree from IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law (1984), where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago-Kent Law Review and graduated first in his class.  After graduation, Professor Kristl clerked for the Honorable William C. Lee in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, then worked for 18 years at Winston & Strawn LLP in its Chicago, IL office, where he was an associate and then partner in the Environmental and Litigation Departments.  In May 2004, he left Winston for his current position at the Delaware Law School, where he was awarded tenure in 2010.  In the Clinic, he has litigated matters before state courts and boards in Delaware and Pennsylvania, as well as federal courts in Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, and the D.C. Circuit.  He has authored numerous articles and one book relating to climate change issues.  He is licensed to practice law in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Illinois.