Kyla Oh

SENIOR COUNSEL

Areas of Practice

EDUCATION

  • University of California at Berkeley – School of Law (Juris Doctor)
  • California State University, East Bay, M.S. in Mathematics
  • Brown University, B.S. in Electrical Engineering

ADMISSIONS

California State Bar

Kyla Oh works from Garcia Hernández Sawhney, LLP’s San Francisco Bay Area office, providing legal counsel to public school districts, community college districts and other educational institutions. In addition to her work with the firm, Kyla works as a math instructor, teaching data science, statistics, and Calculus at Laney College.

Prior to joining the firm, Kyla established herself as a prolific multi-professional practicing law, in addition to pursuing a teaching career for almost 10 years. Kyla is an experienced intellectual property attorney registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. As a founding partner at Jackson & Co., LLP, Kyla provides strategic counsel on infringement issues and the validity of intellectual property. Her expertise spans patent and trademark prosecution, trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings, and negotiating settlement agreements and licensing contracts.

At Laney College, where she has worked since Spring 2020, she has helped develop a comprehensive Data Science program and co-leads several grant-funded projects such as the Equity in Calculus project and the Building Inclusive and Collaborative Foundations in Data Science project in collaboration with UC Berkeley. In addition, Kyla is the faculty lead for Laney’s Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program and actively participates in committees dedicated to promoting student equity and support.

Kyla’s interdisciplinary expertise and commitment to education and law make her an asset to both academia and the legal profession. Her dedication to fostering equitable education, closing equity gaps in math and increasing access to STEM fields for underrepresented students underscores her exceptional contributions to her fields and her interest in education law.

Kyla holds a J.D. from Berkeley Law School, an M.S. in Mathematics from California State University, East Bay, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University. Her interdisciplinary education informs her innovative teaching methods and research initiatives.

Kyla Oh

SENIOR COUNSEL

Areas of Practice

EDUCATION

  • University of California at Berkeley – School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • California State University, East Bay, M.S. in Mathematics
  • Brown University, B.S. in Electrical Engineering

ADMISSIONS

California State Bar

Kyla Oh works from Garcia Hernández Sawhney, LLP’s San Francisco Bay Area office, providing legal counsel to public school districts, community college districts and other educational institutions. In addition to her work with the firm, Kyla works as a math instructor, teaching data science, statistics, and Calculus at Laney College.

Prior to joining the firm, Kyla established herself as a prolific multi-professional practicing law, in addition to pursuing a teaching career for almost 10 years. Kyla is an experienced intellectual property attorney registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. As a founding partner at Jackson & Co., LLP, Kyla provides strategic counsel on infringement issues and the validity of intellectual property. Her expertise spans patent and trademark prosecution, trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings, and negotiating settlement agreements and licensing contracts.

At Laney College, where she has worked since Spring 2020, she has helped develop a comprehensive Data Science program and co-leads several grant-funded projects such as the Equity in Calculus project and the Building Inclusive and Collaborative Foundations in Data Science project in collaboration with UC Berkeley. In addition, Kyla is the faculty lead for Laney’s Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program and actively participates in committees dedicated to promoting student equity and support.

Kyla’s interdisciplinary expertise and commitment to education and law make her an asset to both academia and the legal profession. Her dedication to fostering equitable education, closing equity gaps in math and increasing access to STEM fields for underrepresented students underscores her exceptional contributions to her fields and her interest in education law.

Kyla holds a J.D. from Berkeley Law School, an M.S. in Mathematics from California State University, East Bay, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University. Her interdisciplinary education informs her innovative teaching methods and research initiatives.

Kyla Oh

SENIOR COUNSEL

Kyla Oh works from Garcia Hernández Sawhney, LLP’s San Francisco Bay Area office, providing legal counsel to public school districts, community college districts and other educational institutions. In addition to her work with the firm, Kyla works as a math instructor, teaching data science, statistics, and Calculus at Laney College.

Prior to joining the firm, Kyla established herself as a prolific multi-professional practicing law, in addition to pursuing a teaching career for almost 10 years. Kyla is an experienced intellectual property attorney registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. As a founding partner at Jackson & Co., LLP, Kyla provides strategic counsel on infringement issues and the validity of intellectual property. Her expertise spans patent and trademark prosecution, trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings, and negotiating settlement agreements and licensing contracts.

At Laney College, where she has worked since Spring 2020, she has helped develop a comprehensive Data Science program and co-leads several grant-funded projects such as the Equity in Calculus project and the Building Inclusive and Collaborative Foundations in Data Science project in collaboration with UC Berkeley. In addition, Kyla is the faculty lead for Laney’s Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program and actively participates in committees dedicated to promoting student equity and support.

Kyla’s interdisciplinary expertise and commitment to education and law make her an asset to both academia and the legal profession. Her dedication to fostering equitable education, closing equity gaps in math and increasing access to STEM fields for underrepresented students underscores her exceptional contributions to her fields and her interest in education law.

Kyla holds a J.D. from Berkeley Law School, an M.S. in Mathematics from California State University, East Bay, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University. Her interdisciplinary education informs her innovative teaching methods and research initiatives.