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Kyla Christoffersen Powell

President and CEO

Kyla Christoffersen Powell, President & CEO

Since May 2019, Kyla has led CJAC, the state’s foremost civil liability reform advocate on behalf of businesses in the legislature, courts, and regulatory arenas.

Prior to joining CJAC, she was senior legal counsel at AT&T for nearly a decade, her work spanning CA legislative and external affairs, product development, and data privacy. Kyla was also a lobbyist for CalChamber on legal reform and taxation. Early in her career, she defended private and public employers in court on labor and employment matters.

Kyla is admitted to the CA and DC Bars and has a law degree from Pepperdine University and a BA in political science and English from the University of New Mexico.

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