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Kyle focuses his practice on helping municipal clients in tax and bond matters.

He assists clients with navigating compliance and federal tax requirements and restrictions applicable to all kinds of tax-exempt obligations, including state and local bonds, qualified 501(c) bonds, qualified small issue and exempt facility bonds.

Kyle draws a great deal of his tax planning experience from serving as Counsel to and Tax Director of the University of Washington (UW). In this role, he advised on numerous finance and tax matters, including bond issuances; endowment investments; federal, state and city tax filings and compliance structures; and minimizing risks associated with UW relationships and nonprofit organizations.

As a UW Affiliate Instructor, Kyle teaches at the UW School of Law on nonprofit law and previously taught at the UW Bothell School of Business on government and nonprofit accounting.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association, Member
    • Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
    • Taxation
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL), Member
  • University of Washington School of Law, Affiliate Instructor
  • Washington Finance Officers Association (WFOA), Member

Blog Posts

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

Past Appearances


  • Puget Sound Business Journal, 12.10.21
  • Tax Notes , 10.25.21
  • Google v. Oracle: Critical Case Summary
    NACUANotes, 4.30.21
  • Partnership Accounting 
    (Ch. 25) Washington State Bar Association Business Law Deskbook (3rd Ed.), 20
  • Cloud Computing Contracts (Ch.16)
    Washington State Attorney General Contracting Deskbook (2nd Ed.), 19
  • After Alice: How do Finjan and Core Wireless Change the Patentability of Software?
    Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice , 12.19.18
  • Revisiting Fair Use in the Information Age
    Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Volume XXV, Issue I, 11.6.18
  • Are All Tax Rulings State Aid? Examining the European Commission's Recent State Aid Decisions 
    Houston Business and Tax Law Journal (Vol. XVIII, No. 1, 2018), 11.18
  • Seattle's Head Tax: A Policy Analysis
    State Tax Notes , 8.13.18
  • Does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affect Payments to Faculty Inventors?
    Tax Notes, 6.25.18
  • Towards a Standard for Intergovernmental Tax Immunity Between the Several States
    The Tax Lawyer (Vol. 70, No. 4, Summer 2017), Summer 2017


  • Washington, 2013


  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2013
  • B.A., University of Washington, Finance, 2010
    • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society
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