Kaya Kies

Kaya S. Kies

Parsippany, New Jersey

Kaya is an Associate Attorney on our Compliance & Corporate Governance Teams. She assists companies with a wide range of legal and business issues, as well as contract management and development.

Kaya has experience in handling contract drafting and negotiation.  She regularly counsels clients on service agreements, license agreements, employment contracts, NDAs, and distribution contracts.  She also works with clients on corporate compliance and handles ethical matters.  Kaya strives to partner with clients to meet their goals by analyzing risk with a business lens and working with urgency to meet critical deadlines.


Areas of Practice

  • Outside General Counsel™
  • Corporate Compliance and Ethics Counseling and Investigations
  • Intellectual Property: Trademarks and Copyrights
  • Human Resources, Personnel and Employment Counseling and Litigation
  • Litigation, Trial and Appellate Matters
  • Regulatory and Licensing Matters
  • New Jersey Business Dispute Resolution Lawyers
  • Records Retention, Information Management & Electronic Discovery

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2011
  • New York, 2016
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois, 2011


  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 2011
  • Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2008
    • Major: Spanish
    • Minor: Philosophy