Kyla Gibboney is an associate with the Firm’s antitrust department in San Francisco. Kyla joins Berger Montague from a nationally recognized complex litigation firm in the Bay Area where she prosecuted antitrust, consumer protection, and securities class actions on behalf of plaintiffs harmed by corporate and government misconduct.
During her time there, Kyla was part of trial teams that successfully enforced a provision of the California Constitution against two water districts in Southern California. In 2023, she was awarded the California Attorney Lawyer of the Year Award, which recognizes outstanding California lawyers “whose extraordinary work and cases had a major impact on the law” for her work.
Kyla’s antitrust experience spans industries and includes cases challenging “reverse payment” settlement agreements between pharmaceutical companies in state and federal court, horizontal and vertical price-fixing agreements, and market allocation, and coordinated purchasing and output restrictions. In addition to her antitrust work, Kyla also represented content moderators impacted by harmful conduct online in a case that resulted in a fund being established to provide mental health services for affected workers.
Kyla is an Executive Committee member of the California Lawyers’ Associations’ Antitrust & UCL Section. As part of her work with the Committee, she helped organize the Section’s UCL Institute in Los Angeles in January 2024 and moderated a panel on the impact of the Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple, Inc. litigation.
Kyla graduated from University of California College of the Law in San Francisco, cum laude. During law school, Kyla served as an extern with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and completed two judicial externships. She was also active in the pro bono community, competed with and was as a board member of the moot court team, and served as the Executive Articles Editor of the UC Law Constitutional Law Quarterly.
Kyla has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers every year since 2018.
Business and Community Leadership
- California Lawyers’ Association’s Antitrust & UCL Section – Executive Committee
Honors & Awards
- Rising Star – Super Lawyers (2018 – 2023)