Carly Trainor is an associate in the Corporate & Financial Services Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Los Angeles. She represents companies, investors and service providers in transactions throughout all stages of the business lifecycle (including mergers and acquisitions, equity financings, joint ventures and strategic partnerships), principally within the entertainment, media and technology industries. She also counsels companies on general corporate matters (including entity formation, establishing and maintaining equity incentive programs and engaging and terminating service providers). Her clients include middle-market companies, startups, founders, executives, celebrities, athletes and influencers.


  • Carly J. Trainor, The Business Case for Boardroom Heterogeneity, 23 J. GENDER RACE & JUST. 451 (2020).



UCLA School of Law, J.D., 2019 Colgate University, B.A. (cum laude), 2014

Bar Admissions

California, 2019