Kayla takes a client-based approach to her work, striving to under the client’s unique business needs and tailoring a strategy that results in the best possible outcome for the client. She is a litigator who successfully advocates for employers before state courts, federal courts, and administrative agencies. She has defended employers against allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and unfair labor practices. She also has experience in handling litigation related to trade secrets, unfair competition and restrictive covenants (including non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality), disability and accommodations, leaves of absence, and reductions-in force.
Kayla also proactively assists employers on a variety of personnel and compliance issues. Her experience includes drafting and developing employment policies and procedures, tailoring restrictive covenant agreements, and drafting severance agreements. She also has significant experience in creating and delivering training programs on compliance issues for employers.
Prior to joining the firm, Kayla served as a judicial law clerk at the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and was a Summer Associate at the Milwaukee office in 2016. She lives in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin with her husband and pets. In her free time, Kayla enjoys reading, plant-care, and barre classes.