Trial Attorney

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Myla Mcmains | (797) 029-6693 | Toledo, OH


I am a Trial Attorney with over 3 years of experience. I have tried cases in both state and federal court, as well as in arbitration. I have also handled appeals in both the state and federal systems. My practice has primarily been focused on civil litigation, but I have also had some experience with criminal defense work. In addition to my courtroom experience, I have significant motion practice and research experience.


Senior Trial Attorney at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, OHMay 2022 - Present

  • Won 85% of cases tried.
  • Negotiated settlements in 75% of cases.
  • Recovered over $20 million for clients.
  • Tried 50 jury trials to verdict.
  • Won acquittals in 25% of all criminal trials.

Trial Attorney at BakerHostetler, OHJul 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Negotiated a $1.5 million settlement in a medical malpractice case.
  • Successfully tried 15 jury trials.
  • Won 99% of my cases.
  • Was named "Trial Lawyer of the Year" by the American Bar Association.
  • Received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is their highest rating for attorneys.


Juris Doctor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of LawSep 2015 - May 2019

I have learned to read and analyze cases, to research the law, to write clearly and persuasively, and to think critically and logically.


  • Courtroom skills
  • Persuasive speaking
  • Legal research
  • Writing legal briefs
  • Client interviewing and counseling
  • Deposition taking
  • Trial advocacy

Bayli Macleod | (341) 577-1152 | 2350 W Main St, Norman, OK 73069, USA


I am a highly experienced trial attorney with over three years of courtroom experience. I have successfully tried cases involving murder, assault, burglary, and other serious crimes. I have a proven track record of success in the courtroom and an excellent reputation with prosecutors and judges. I am passionate about justice and will fight hard to protect the rights of my clients.


Senior Trial Attorney at The Cochran Firm, OKMar 2022 - Present

  • Defended a major corporation in a two-week jury trial involving allegations of false advertising and breach of contract. The case was dismissed with prejudice following opening statements.
  • Defeated class certification in a putative nationwide consumer fraud class action alleging false advertising claims against a leading cosmetics company.
  • Won summary judgment on behalf of an insurance broker accused of professional negligence and breach of fiduciary duty arising out the sale of life insurance policies to investors.
  • Represented a real estate developer in an arbitration proceeding brought by former business partner claiming 50% ownership interest in multiple LLCs developing condominiums in New York City. After five days of hearings, the arbitrator issued a complete victory for my client, finding that he was the sole owner and operator of the companies at issue and dismissing all claims against him with prejudice.
  • Successfully represented numerous clients in mediations before some o.

Trial Attorney at , OKSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Won 85% of my cases.
  • Negotiated favorable settlements in 25% of cases tried.
  • Took on an average of 3 new clients per month.
  • Wrote and filed an average of 2 briefs per week.
  • Won $500,000 for client in personal injury case.


Juris Doctor at Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, OKSep 2014 - May 2019

I have learned to analyze and research legal issues, to write persuasively, and to think critically.


  • Courtroom experience
  • Persuasive writing
  • Public speaking
  • Research skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills