Busse & Hunt  621 SW Morrison St., Suite #521, Portland, OR 97205    503.248.0504

R. Kyle Busse

Affiliations & Honors
  • Best Lawyers in America                     Employment Law - Individuals;         Litigation - Labor and Employment Law (2016 to Present)
  • Super Lawyers, "Rising Star" (2008 to Present)
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers' Association
  • American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Mentorship Program, Mentor
  • Hands On Greater Portland, Volunteer


  • "Alternative Dispute Resolution," chapter, Oregon State Bar Legal Publications (2009)
  • "Oregon Civil Rights Newsletter: Supreme Court Update," Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section (2008-2015)
  • "Labor and Employment Law: Private Sector, Equal Employment Opportunity: Enforcement" Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education (2011)
  • "Federal Civil Litigation in Oregon," Oregon State Bar Legal Publications (2009)
  • "Representing Low-Wage Immigrant Workers on Wage & Hour and Workers’ Compensation Claims," Speaker and Author (2009)



R. Kyle Busse

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2007, State of Oregon
2007, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
2007, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


University of Oregon, B.A.
Pace University School of Law, J.D.

    Kyle Busse joined Busse & Hunt as an associate in 2007 and he became a partner in 2012. He represents employees in the firm's state and federal practice in matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, wrongful discharge, family medical leave, fraud, unpaid wages, unemployment benefits and discrimination in places of public accommodation. 
    In addition to his litigation practice, Kyle has spoken and contributed to publications on various topics including federal practice, alternative dispute resolution, EEOC enforcement, injured worker and workers’ compensation discrimination. Kyle has been recognized as a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for eleven consecutive years (2008-2018) by his peers in the Oregon legal community, a distinction enjoyed by no more than 2.5% of lawyers in the state annually.  Since 2016, Kyle has been included in Best Lawyers' in America for the categories of Employment Law, and Labor and Employment Litigation.
    Kyle is admitted to practice law in Oregon State Courts, the United States District Court for the District of Oregon and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


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