Kayla N. McDaniel graduated with honors from Campbell University School of Law and joined Cranfill Sumner in 2021 where she focuses on civil litigation matters.
Kayla honed her litigation skills while attending Campbell, where she finished as a semi-finalist in both the Richard A. Lord Moot Court Competition, and the Kilpatrick Townsend 1L Mock Trial Competition. As the Negotiations Chair for the Old Kivett Advocacy Council, she spearheaded the Negotiations Competition and helped oversee and coordinate the law school’s advocacy competitions. She also earned four book awards for Pretrial Litigation, Remedies, Immigration Law, and Practical Skills.
Kayla enjoys volunteering in her community and served as the law school’s co-chair for Wake County Teen Court, where she facilitated trainings for youth attorneys and worked with at-risk juveniles. She developed her research and writing skills by serving as a staff writer for the Campbell Law Observer and gained practical experience while working for a family law firm in Raleigh during school. Kayla found her passion in civil litigation while clerking at Cranfill Sumner and Caudle and Spears, PA the summer before her third year of law school.
Prior to law school, Kayla attended Western Carolina University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Professional Writing and a minor in Spanish. In her spare time, she loves traveling, attempting to cook, yoga, and reading.
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