Kayla M. McCormick


Kayla focuses her practice on intellectual property law, including the protection and enforcement of trademark and copyright rights. She also prepares complex sweepstakes and contest rules for some of the world’s leading television networks and evaluates associated advertising and promotional materials. Her experience in the media and entertainment space, including time spent with CONAN® and Viacom®, allows her to provide a holistic, insightful approach to achieve the goals of each client.

Kayla also assists clients in developing privacy-related documents such as website privacy policies and terms of use, ensuring compliance with domestic and international data protection laws such as the GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, and COPPA. She advises clients during security incidents and data breaches as well, coordinating communications with affected individuals and state and federal regulators.

She graduated first in her class from Capital University Law School. While in law school, she interned with Los Angeles-based sports marketing and talent management company Wasserman®, and served as executive articles editor of The Capital University Law Review Journal. Kayla also clerked for the Ohio Casino Control Commission, where she assisted with the licensing and regulation of casino gaming and fantasy contests.


  • Capital University School of Law  (J.D./M.I.P., summa cum laude, 2021)
    • Valedictorian
    • CALI Awards for Excellence: Trademark & Unfair Competition, Securities Regulation, Corporate Finance, Contracts, Negotiation, Internal Investigation, Interviewing & Counseling, Civil Procedure: Jurisdiction, and Legal Research Writing
  • Ithaca College  (B.S., magna cum laude)
    • Television Production, Broadcast Journalism, Marketing

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio