Kurt A. Kissling

Kurt A. Kissling

Of Counsel

Detroit, MI
Phone: 248.359.7313    Fax: 248.359.7700


Kurt A. Kissling is of counsel in the Environment and Energy Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Detroit office. He also heads the firm’s Climate Change Working Group and is a member of the firm’s Energy Industry Group and Automotive Industry Team. Mr. Kissling focuses on environmental law and specializes in addressing air and waste issues under the Clean Air Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and their state and local counterparts. He routinely counsels national and regional clients regarding environmental compliance, defends them in enforcement proceedings, and assists with shaping and challenging laws, rules and policies.

Mr. Kissling has counseled clients in the agribusiness, automotive, cement, chemical, consumer products, ethanol, glass, petroleum, pulp and paper, steel, remediation, utility, waste-to-energy and wood products industries.


  • J.D., Vermont Law School, 2000, managing editor, Vermont Law Review
  • M.S.E.L., cum laude, Vermont Law School, 2000
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, with honors, Valparaiso University, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

Practice Areas

Data protection laws have changed, so we have revised our Privacy Policy.