Mikayla Paolini's practice focuses on regulatory and civil litigation matters involving the health care and life sciences industries. She has experience representing pharmaceutical companies in state and federal court cases, including a federal securities class action lawsuit.
Her practice involves counseling clients on digital health concerns, such as prescribing constraints, provider licensure, and remote supervision. Mikayla also counsels clients in the life sciences sector regarding issues such as compliance with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and state-level wholesaler licensure.
Mikayla maintains an active pro bono practice. She currently represents 11 plaintiffs in a Section 1983 claim against the state of New York for unsafe prison conditions arising out of a fire at Sing Sing Correctional Facility. She also participates in Jones Day's VetLex initiative, representing veterans appealing disability benefit decisions, and the Her Justice initiative, representing local women in U visa and Violence Against Women Act petitions.
- Emory University (J.D. with honors 2019; Notes & Comments Editor, Emory Law Journal; Master of Bioethics 2019); Centre College (B.A. in Philosophy summa cum laude 2016; Phi Beta Kappa; John C. Young Scholar)
- New York and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- Extern to Judge Frank M. Hull, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (Fall 2019)