Kayla Sylvia joined Ropes & Gray’s corporate department in 2021 as a law clerk in the firm’s strategic transactions group.
During law school, Kayla represented indigent defendants in various criminal hearings as a student attorney for Suffolk University Law School’s Defenders Program. Kayla attended law school part-time in the evenings while working as a corporate securities paralegal for a major financial services company, and prior to law school she worked in various operational roles in that company’s legal department and transfer agent.
- JD, summa cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 2021; Valedictorian, Evening Division; Student Attorney, Suffolk Defenders Program
- BS (Finance), cum laude, Rhode Island College, 2009