Kayla Matthews is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Matthews received her JD, Business Law Certificate, and Media and Entertainment Law Certificate from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where she graduated Order of the Coif. While attending law school, she served as a senior submissions editor for the Southern California Law Review and as a teaching assistant for the Business Organizations and Intellectual Property courses. She also served as the president of the Women’s Law Association and as the academic chair of the First Generation Professionals Program. While at Gould, she received the LA Copyright Society Peter D. Knecht Memorial Award and the Roger Sherman Memorial Prize.

Prior to joining Latham full-time, Ms. Matthews was a summer associate in the Los Angeles office.

Ms. Matthews representative experience includes:

  • Oaktree Capital in its acquisition of LPW Group, a leading designer and manufacturer of critical-use valves, actuators, fittings, and flanges

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, USC Gould School of Law, 2023
    Order of the Coif
  • BS in Business Administration & Management, Boston University, 2018
    magna cum laude