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Konrad Kalpen

Attorney

Konrad is a member of the firm’s Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Transactions team. His practice focuses on helping businesses make an impact in their industries. Konrad’s experiences in law, public relations, and public policy give him a unique perspective in advising businesses. He uses his varied areas of expertise to craft multifaceted solutions that address his clients’ needs.

Konrad’s experience in developing creative solutions for companies began with his own small business in a small town.  As a teen, he teamed up with his father to launch, manage, and develop a chain of bicycle shops near in his neighborhood to support their family. Coming up with strategies to steer that business to success as it expanded into several other industries and into several other states was what inspired Konrad to become a corporate attorney.  Since then, Konrad has provided corporate legal counsel for professional sports teams, national non-profits, and Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to joining Cairncross & Hempelmann, Konrad served as an intern at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the Netherlands aiding in matters of internal and international policy.

Introduction

Konrad is a member of the firm’s Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Transactions team. His practice focuses on helping businesses make an impact in their industries. Konrad’s experiences in law, public relations, and public policy give him a unique perspective in advising businesses. He uses his varied areas of expertise to craft multifaceted solutions that address his clients’ needs.

Konrad’s experience in developing creative solutions for companies began with his own small business in a small town.  As a teen, he teamed up with his father to launch, manage, and develop a chain of bicycle shops near in his neighborhood to support their family. Coming up with strategies to steer that business to success as it expanded into several other industries and into several other states was what inspired Konrad to become a corporate attorney.  Since then, Konrad has provided corporate legal counsel for professional sports teams, national non-profits, and Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to joining Cairncross & Hempelmann, Konrad served as an intern at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the Netherlands aiding in matters of internal and international policy.

Education

  • Duke University (B.A., Public Policy Studies, 2010)
    • Studio Manager and Head of Entertainment, Duke Student Television Network
  • University of Georgia (M.A., Public Relations, 2013)
    • James M. Cox Jr. Research Fellow and Co-Author
  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 2018)
    • Legal Intern at the International Criminal Court, The Hague.
    • President, Minority Law Student Association
    • Vice President of Business Relations, Law and Business Association
    • Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition National Competitor, Winner of West Region Best Trial Advocate
    • Moot Court Honor Board
    • Gregoire Fellow

Admissions

  • Washington

Professional & Community Involvement

  • King County Bar Association

Personal

  • In his free time, Konrad’s interests include board/video/tabletop RPG gaming, brushing up on ancient history, belting out karaoke, and rooting for his favorite college teams.
  • Konrad has lived in nearly a dozen different states and countries and enjoys traveling and learning languages in his free time.