Constitutional Law Fellow
Kayla Toney joined Becket in 2020 as a Constitutional Law Fellow. She is admitted to the Virginia and D.C. bars.
Before joining Becket, Kayla clerked for Judge Gregory E. Maggs on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. Prior to her clerkship, Kayla was a litigation associate at Winston & Strawn LLP in Washington, D.C., where she worked on a wide range of litigation matters, including pharmaceutical patent depositions and many stages of the discovery process. In her pro bono practice at Winston, Kayla successfully represented a refugee seeking asylum from religious persecution, and she also wrote an amicus brief that was filed at the Supreme Court.
Kayla graduated cum laude from the George Washington University Law School, where she served as a member of the International Law Review, a writing fellow, and the co-president of the Federalist Society. Before law school, Kayla received her B.A. in history, summa cum laude, with a minor in economics from Grove City College, where she served in campus ministry and published a case note in the Journal of Law & Public Policy.
Originally from Michigan, Kayla married a native Texan. They live in northern Virginia, where they enjoy spending time with their daughter and church community.