Kristi Kisley (née Denny) serves as legal counsel on the Blackstone Alumni Services Team. She previously served at ADF as a first-year lawyer fellow on the Life Team.
Prior to joining ADF, Kisley clerked for the Honorable Eric E. Murphy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and for the Honorable Stephen J. Murphy, III on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Notre Dame Law School in 2018. During her time at Notre Dame, Kisley served as executive symposium editor on the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy and as an oralist on the Moot Court Board. She was commissioned in 2016 as a Blackstone Fellow. Before law school, Kisley graduated magna cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Kisley is licensed to practice law in Texas.