Kayla Morin, an Associate at Katz Banks Kumin, joined the firm in June 2022.
During her time at Katz Banks Kumin, Ms. Morin has worked on a broad array of employment matters, including representing clients with civil rights and whistleblower claims. She has particularly focused on sexual harassment and assault cases, and currently represents Charlotte Bennett in her sexual harassment and retaliation case against former Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Southern District of New York. In addition, Ms. Morin also represents two District of Columbia employees who alleged that the former Chief of Staff to the Mayor of the District of Columbia sexually harassed them.
Previously, Ms. Morin served as a Law Clerk for Judge Diane Gujarati on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to clerking, she worked as a staff attorney at Mobilization for Justice, Inc., representing tenants from the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan in eviction proceedings.
Ms. Morin received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2020. While in law school, Ms. Morin worked as a student attorney in the Reproductive Rights and Justice Project clinic, Housing Clinic, and Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Ms. Morin also served as an editor of the Yale Law Journal, where she founded and chaired the Giving Committee, designed to marshal the Journal’s resources to contribute to the New Haven community. In addition, Ms. Morin volunteered with the Office of the New Haven Federal Public Defender, Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project, and Civil Rights Project.
Ms. Morin is a member of the New York bar. Her application to the District of Columbia bar is currently pending.