Kayla is a member of the firm’s labor and employment relations practice group. She specializes in advocating for employers before state courts, federal courts, and administrative agencies.
Kayla previously worked as an associate at a boutique labor and employment law firm, where she gained experience litigating labor and employment disputes, including disputes arising under Title VII, the FMLA, the FLSA, and the ADA, as well as state law equivalents. Kayla’s litigation experience also includes issues involving trade secrets, unfair competition and restrictive covenants (including noncompete, nonsolicitation, and confidentiality), disability and accommodation, leaves of absence, and reductions in force.
Kayla also advises clients on compliance with employment laws, develops employment policies and procedures, and drafts restrictive covenants and other agreements. She also conducts training for supervisors and employees on compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws.
After earning her J.D., Kayla served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Michael Fitzpatrick at the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and as a law clerk for a small Wisconsin firm. Earlier, she was a Summer Associate at Ogletree Deakins, and served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Annette Ziegler of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.