Kyla Risko is an associate in the Austin office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Kyla focuses her practice on intellectual property and commercial transactions. She has previous experience with foreign and domestic patent prosecution practice related to fields such as the petroleum industry, chemical processes, medical devices, cosmetics, and innovative materials in the food industry.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018, Texas
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D.2018

    Asian Law Review

    Board Editor, Law and Innovation Journal

  • University of South CarolinaB.S.E., Chemical Engineeringwith Honors2015

    South Carolina Honors College

    Graduated with Leadership Distinction

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Tau Beta Pi

    McNair Scholar