Layla graduated from Wayne State Law School in May 2021. During law school, Layla was involved with the Free Legal Aid Clinic (FLAC) as a student-attorney, where she worked with under-served populations and victims of domestic violence in Wayne County. In her last year of law school, Layla joined the FLAC Board of Directors as Vice Chair. Layla took the Warrior Pro Bono Pledge and completed over 50 hours of additional pro bono work during her legal education. In 2020, Layla competed in and won the Jaffe Transactional Law Competition for Best Drafting.
Layla first began employment with the firm in 2015 as a legal assistant, when she was an undergrad at Oakland University. After graduating, Layla spent two years with the firm as a paralegal before going to law school in 2018. In the Fall of 2020, Layla returned to the firm as a law clerk, and upon passing the Bar Exam, was hired as an attorney. Layla’s professional experience as a paralegal, law clerk, and student-attorney have given her exposure to numerous areas of law including employment law, civil rights, premises liability, auto liability, property law, family law, elder law, and contractual disputes.