Layla Hebert joined the Cumberland Trust's legal team in 2021 and serves as Fiduciary Counsel. In this role, she reviews and drafts documents relating to incoming and transferring trusts. Layla has extensive experience in due diligence, contracting, and compliance. Prior to joining Cumberland Trust, Layla held the role of contract drafting, review, and negotiation for Vanderbilt University Medical Center as well as experience in due diligence contract review for healthcare companies anticipating mergers and acquisitions. Layla's background also includes experience in utilities regulation while conducting legal research and writing for the Louisiana Public Service Commission.
Layla received a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Pre-Law from the Louisiana State University E.J. Ourso College of Business. She received her J.D. and Bachelor of Civil Law from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Layla is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Louisiana.