Kayla Martin

Associate
Philadelphia

Kayla Martin practices complex commercial litigation with a focus on federal antitrust litigation. Kayla has experience in all aspects of litigation, including drafting pleadings, motions and accompanying briefs, authoring petitions for preliminary injunction, as well as serving and responding to discovery requests, preparing for depositions, and conducting legal research. She also has experience both bringing and defending lawsuits.

Kayla maintains a robust pro bono practice and represents a variety of clients, including non-profit organizations, individuals seeking asylum or withholding of removal, and inmates seeking relief for civil rights violations. While a law student, Kayla is proud to have been Editor-in-Chief of Temple Law Review and a Judicial Intern on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Experience 

Representative Matters

  • Led drafting of a petition for preliminary injunction that resulted in a favorable outcome for our client
  • Represents a global pharmaceutical company in one of the largest criminal antitrust matters in the country
  • Represents a large financial institution in a small claims dispute

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

  • Represented a coalition of organizations, parents, and children who filed an amicus brief in support of dismissal in a lawsuit challenging a school district’s ability to implement equitable changes to its magnet school admissions process. In July 2022, the court dismissed the lawsuit and acknowledged the impact of amici’s participation.
  • Represents a transgender woman from Mexico who is seeking asylum and withholding of removal
  • Represents an incarcerated individual who is seeking relief for a number of civil rights violations

Judicial Internships

Hon. Theodore A. McKee, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2020-2021

Recognition & Accomplishments

Recipient, Dr. Robert P. Wolf 2020-2021 Scholarship

Recipient, Philadelphia Barrister’s Association 2020 Scholarship

Recipient, National Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Chapter Sadie T.M. Alexander Scholarship

Recipient, Temple University Diamond Award

Credentials 

Education

Temple University Beasley School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2021)
Editor-in-Chief, Temple Law Review

Temple University (B.A. 2018)

Admissions

Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania