Kristina Dahmann is an associate in the Firm’s Litigation Group. Kristina has broad litigation experience encompassing traditional business and banking disputes, employment defense, intellectual property matters, and energy and environmental litigation. She also has provided risk management counseling to local banking institutions and businesses.
 
Prior to joining Ice Miller, Kristina clerked for the Honorable Michael H. Watson of the Southern District of Ohio. Kristina’s United States District Court clerkship provided her invaluable experience regarding litigation in federal courts.
 
She also clerked for the Chief Judge of the Office of Administrative Law Judges for the United States Department of Labor. While at the Department of Labor, she managed a broad range of employment cases, prepared for hearings, and drafted decisions on a wide-range of employment issues including whistleblower lawsuits under a variety of federal regulations. Her responsibilities included developing case management plans and interpreting and implementing protocols regarding newly promulgated procedural rules. Kristina was also one of the offices’ attorney advisors handling FOIA requests.
 
Kristina also participated in a multi-year fellowship with The Pennsylvania State University. This position was a joint appointment with the Dickinson School of Law and the Office of Bioengineering and Agriculture. Kristina managed the departments’ biofuel research, which included drafting publications, attending conferences, participating in speaking engagements, and working with Penn State attorneys and engineers as well as industry specialists. 
 
Kristina is a regular runner who frequently participates in local half marathons. She also is an artist, focusing on mixed medium works. Kristina speaks Spanish and is originally from Alexandria, Virginia. 
Published In
  • “Professor Dearest?,” Bowdoin Magazine Fall 2009, Vol. 81, No. 1, September 1, 2009.
  • "Organizational Conflict of Interests as addressed in the Acquisition Management System and the Federal Acquisition Regulation and reviewed by the FAA Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition and the Government Accountability Office," The Clause, Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association, September 2013.
  • "Year-In-Review: Chilean Procurement Law," American Bar Association Section of International Law publication – Volume 48, 2014.
  •  “United States law and policy and the biofuel industry,” book chapter, The Law and Policy of Biofuels, Edward Elgar, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Series, 2016.
  • “United States,” book chapter, International Public Procurement, Thomson Reuters, through the Center for International Legal Studies, updated semiannually. 
  • “Year-In-Review: Advanced Biofuels: American and Japanese Perspective,” American Bar Association of International Law publication – Volume __, 2017 (in publication).
  •  “Sponsored Claims,” Claims Deskbook, American Bar Association, in publication. 
Speaking Engagements
  •  “U.S. BIOFUEL - LAW AND POLICY: First, Second and Third Generation biofuels,” poster presentation at the NARA 2nd Northwest Wood-Based Biofuels + Co-Products Conference, May 3-4, 2016 in Seattle, WA.
  • “U.S. BIOFUEL - LAW AND POLICY: An Unsteady Past and an Uncertain Future for Second and Third Generation Biofuels,” poster presentation at TAPPI International Bioenergy & Bioproducts Conference, Session on Impacts of Policies and Incentives, Sept. 17-19, 2014 in Seattle, WA.
  • “AVIATION AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS: The Law and Policy of First, Second, and Third Generation Biofuels,” poster presentation at the NARA Annual Meeting, Sept. 15-17, 2014 in Seattle, WA.
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