Kayla Knipfel

Kayla@PaulLLP.com 816-984-8100


Kayla focuses her practice on antitrust matters and mass torts, including toxic torts. Kayla joined Paul LLP in 2022 after graduating with honors from the University of Missouri-Kansas School of Law. During law school, Kayla served on the UMKC Law Review staff, as Membership Chair for the Association of Women Law Students, and as a tour guide for the Office of Admissions. She earned CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Labor Law, Administrative Law, and Seminar in Famous Trials. She interned with the United States Department of Labor, a criminal defense practice, and a nationally recognized workers’ compensation firm. She was involved with the UMKC Expungement Clinic which helps indigent Missourians seal their criminal records, and the UMKC Abandoned Housing Clinic which clears the title of abandoned properties in low-income neighborhoods in Kansas City’s urban core.

Bar Admissions

Missouri, 2022
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri


University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law
J.D. 2022, Magna Cum Laude

Missouri State University
B.S., Business Management, 2018, Cum Laude

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