KAYLA SCOTT focuses her practice on a variety of international trade laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), regulations administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the anti-boycott requirements administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). She advises clients on export controls and sanctions issues, including risk assessments, trade compliance policies, internal investigations, voluntary self-disclosures, licensing, and export classifications. Kayla regularly conducts international trade diligence and Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) assessments for deals. Kayla also represents clients in trade remedies proceedings in front of the DOC and International Trade Commission (ITC). Kayla also has significant experience in investor-state arbitrations.
Kayla earned both her J.D. and her LL.M. in international and comparative law from Duke University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. In law school, she was an articles editor for the Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law. Prior to attending law school, Kayla worked with the international trade practice group of another major law firm and received her B.A. in international affairs and minor in economics from the George Washington University.