Kennison Lay is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing her practice on commercial litigation matters, media and entertainment law, and First Amendment litigation. Kennison has extensive experience representing media clients and litigating complex commercial disputes. She regularly pursues access to public records, blocks subpoenas to journalists, and defends clients in defamation, privacy, and related First Amendment litigation.
Justice Zelon, California Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate District, 2017
Board Memberships & Community Service
Volunteer, El Centro Legal Clinic, 2016-2017
“Federal Court Rejects City of Phoenix’s Subpoena of Video from Television Reporter Who Exposed Police Conduct,” MLRC MediaLawLetter, November – December, 2021
UCLA School of Law (J.D. 2019)
Managing Editor, Women’s Law Journal
Washington University in St. Louis (B.A. 2016)