Before taking the helm at Civil Justice Association of California
in May 2019, Kyla was Senior Legal Counsel at a top-ten Fortune
500 company for product development, specializing in data
privacy, big data analytics, and identity verification. At the
same company, she had an earlier role as counsel to the
California legislative and local external affairs teams.
Kyla was also previously a Policy Advocate for the California
Chamber of Commerce, with a focus on legal reform, taxation, and
labor and employment.
Early in her career, she defended private and public sector
employers in court on labor and employment matters.
Kyla earned her BA from the University of New Mexico and her law
degree from Pepperdine University School of Law.