Kayla Van Wyngarden is an associate in the Boston office of Latham & Watkins.

While in law school, Ms. Van Wyngarden contributed as executive editor of the Harvard Business Law Review and team leader for the Harvard Law and Entrepreneurship Project. She also served as a judicial extern in the District Court for the Southern District of California and advocated for animals as a part of Harvard’s Animal Law and Policy Clinic.

Prior to law school, Ms. Van Wyngarden earned her Master of Business Administration at the Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business before joining a food-technology startup. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Neurobiology and worked in medical sales.

Bar Qualification

  • Massachusetts


  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2023
  • MBA, Indiana University Kelley School of Business, 2018
  • BS in Neurobiology & Business, University of Kansas, 2013