Yana Komsitsky

Yana Komsitsky

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Yana Komsitsky is an associate in the Firm’s Los Angeles office. Ms. Komsitsky focuses her practice on domestic and international employment and data privacy law. She advises on a range of employment matters, from pre-employment and global workforce management to terminations and disputes.

Practice Focus

Ms. Komsitsky provides strategic counseling on all matters related to managing the employment relationship, with particular emphasis on employment-related issues arising out of cross-border transactions. She routinely assists US multinationals with employment aspects of entering and doing business in new jurisdictions across the globe, including pre-hire matters, engagement of independent contractors, employee transfer, workplace policies and global code of conduct implementation, data privacy compliance, whistleblower policy and hotline implementation, confidential and proprietary information and non-compete agreements, and planning and implementing reductions in force and performance terminations.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California - International Law and Labor & Employment Law Sections
  • Law Society of England & Wales - Non-practicing member


  • California~United States (2011)
  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2009)


  • College of Law of England and Wales (L.P.C. Distinction) (2007)
  • College of Law of England and Wales (Graduate Diploma Law Commendation) (2005)
  • New York University (B.A. Art History and Journalism cum laude) (2003)