Kirk D. Jensen

EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at First Interstate Bank

Kirk D. Jensen is Executive Vice President and General Counsel, and joined First Interstate in January 2016. Prior to his employment with 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. In 2018 he was recognized with the Global Counsel Award for Financial Services-Regulatory by the Association of Corporate Counsel and Lexology. He is also a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, and has held various leadership positions in the American Bar Association’s Business Law and Litigation Sections. 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 in Durham, North Carolina, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.


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