Kayla Polonsky, Associate

Kayla Polonsky specializes in complex business litigation across a variety of industries and case types, including antitrust, breaches of contract, health care, data privacy, securities and more. She has represented a wide range of clients, both plaintiffs and defendants, in lawsuits in Georgia and federal courts.

Prior to joining the firm, she clerked for the Honorable Richard W. Story in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Before her clerkship, she worked as an associate in the business litigation group of another Atlanta law firm.

Kayla received her Juris Doctor from the Emory University School of Law, where she graduated with high honors and as a member of the Order of the Coif. While in law school, she was a managing editor of the Emory Law Review, interned in the Northern District of Georgia and the Georgia Court of Appeals and participated in the International Humanitarian Law Clinic.

Before law school, Kayla spent two years as a legal assistant at a law firm in North Carolina. 

She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia. 

Outside the office, she serves as a collegiate soccer referee for numerous conferences, including the ACC, Atlantic Sun, SEC and Sun Belt. In this capacity, she has officiated numerous conference championships and four Final Fours.

Representative Work

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an electrical construction and engineering company for breach of contract claims totaling nearly $3 million.

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Atlanta, GA 30309


Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2019, high honors 

  • Order of the Coif, Member
  • Emory Law Review, Managing Editor 
  • International Humanitarian Law Clinic, Participant 

University of Virginia, B.A., 2014