Orla works on a wide range of civil litigation matters, including railroad, insurance defense, dental malpractice and toxic tort claims.
Prior to joining the firm, Orla was a post-graduate law fellow at the New York City Transit Authority handling commercial, civil rights, labor and employment, and insurance claims. She drafted appellate briefs to the Second Department, participated in settlement conferences and confidential meetings on various claims, and interviewed clients on discrimination claims.
While at Boston University School of Law, Orla participated in the Civil Litigation Clinic, where she successfully represented clients before administrative agencies and in Massachusetts courts. She also interned for the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, externed for a magistrate judge, and competed in moot court.
While in college at Tufts University, Orla studied abroad in the United Kingdom and interned for a Member of Parliament.
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
Associations and Professional Activities
New York City Bar Association
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Boston University Law (New York) Alumni Association
Alumni Committee, 2014-2015
Honors and Awards
Boston University Law Clinic, 2013-2014
Boston University Public Interest Fellowship, 2014-2015
Vice President, Black Law Student Association
J.D., Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 2014
B.A., cum laude, Tufts University, 2009