Layne Randolph lived and worked in Rome, Italy as in-house counsel to luxury brand FENDI, and obtained an LLM in Intellectual Property through the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Worldwide Academy and Università di Torino Law School. She has worked in-house with several international retail companies, most recently as Group Counsel-International with the Western Hemisphere’s largest footwear retailer, and she is a frequent speaker on the differences in legal protection for fashion design in the US and Europe, and international franchise expansion.
“We worked with a well-known fashion company on the lease and opening of its new location in Prague, and after months of project stalls Layne was brought in and helped finalize the project quickly. She brought American efficiency with a multi-cultural sensitivity that made this Czech/Italian project come to fruition – Layne was great to work with.” Miroslav Svenda, Partner, Vyroubal Krajhanzl Skolout Law Firm, Ltd., Prague, Czech Republic
[Layne}…works both quickly and effectively to [make sure] that any job gets done properly and within the deadline. She is both conscientious and hard-working [with] a very good ability to work under pressure”. Maurizio Amato, FENDI Srl
“We hired Layne to address many of our needs with both domestic and international franchising. As an outsourced consultant Layne was extremely efficient and productive in getting projects completed on time and accurately. We searched extensively for the right fit for our company and were very impressed with the assistance and work that Layne provided.” Mike Edwards, Chief Operating Officer, MAUI WOWI
“I hired Layne upon the high recommendation of a friend to register the trademark for my company and review legal contracts with clients. Layne did not disappoint. She is very knowledgable and professional. Her advise and guidance have been astute and she took care of business promptly and efficiently. Her experience in Fashion was a big plus. I would recommend Layne for anyone looking for an IP and/or business lawyer. I look forward to our continued work together.” Monisha Raja, Founder & Creative Director at LOVE IS MIGHTY
“Layne was initially recommended to me by a colleague who was very pleased with her service. My experience with her was phenomenal. She was fast, thorough and very reliable. It was my first time registering a trademark and she explained everything to me step-by-step in layman terms. If I had any questions at all during the process she answered me within 48 hours if not sooner. Layne made the process painless and I would recommend her in a heartbeat.” Shannon Vetere, Founder of SKINNY SOMETIMES
“I have had the opportunity to work with Ms. Randolph and must say that her intelligence and business and legal acumen are of the highest caliber. I would recommend Layne to anyone who is looking for excellent, caring and motivated counsel.” Michael J. Katz, Senior Partner, Corporon, Eyler & Katz, LLC
“Layne is an exceptionally talented lawyer who operates from a solid base of integrity in every aspect of her work.” William S. Glennie, Owner, Brand Equity Development