Saint Louis University School of Law,
J.D., magna cum laude, 2021
, Order of the Woolsack Honor Society
Saint Louis University,
B.A., English and Legal Studies, magna cum laude, 2018
The Theodore McMillian American Inn of Court
Women's White Collar Defense Association
American Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Saint Louis University School of Law 1843 Scholar
Academic Excellence Award for Seminar: White Collar Crime
Academic Excellence Award for Evidence
Academic Excellence Award for Civil Practice
Academic Excellence Award for Torts
Saint Louis University Law Journal
Note & Comment Editor, 2020-2021
Staff Editor, 2019-2020
Helen Mandeville Prize in English Studies
Thompson Coburn LLP;
Summer Associate, 2019; 2020
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Mo.
Extern, Spring 2020
Hacking Law Practice, LLC
Law Clerk, 2019-2021
Legal Intern, 2017-2019
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Missouri & Kansas
Make-A-Wish Heroes Campaign Member
Layla assists clients with a wide variety of business litigation matters.
She performs legal research, drafts and reviews pleadings and other documents, supports case management, and assists with client communications. She serves clients at various stages of the litigation process and has supported litigation teams representing hospitals and government contractors in False Claims Act lawsuits.
During law school, Layla was an extern in the white-collar crime department with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Missouri. Layla received top grades in trial advocacy, evidence, and her seminar paper on qui tam litigation. She also served as Note and Comment Editor for the Saint Louis University Law Journal.
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