Perspectiva General

LaToi D. Mayo has advised, counseled and defended employers in regard to labor and employment matters for over 18 years. Most recently, LaToi has developed extensive skills in enforcing employment related arbitration agreements, defending and managing wage and hour class actions and advising employers on state and federal wage and hour compliance issues. She also routinely assists employers with respect to diversity, discrimination, and leave issues. She works frequently with hospitality and service related groups, manufacturers, health care facilities, financial institutions and local city governments.

LaToi routinely presents at seminars focusing on labor and employment topics for a variety of professional organizations in Kentucky. She also conducts training for managers, supervisors and the general workforce and provides labor and employment compliance counseling.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias

Appointed, Board of Directors

Commerce Lexington



American Bar Association


Kentucky Bar Association

Appointed, Trial Commission

Kentucky Bar Association


Appointed, Continuing Legal Education Commission

Kentucky Bar Association



Fayette County Bar Association


National Bar Association, John Rowe Chapter

Member, Board of Directors

Legal Aid of Bluegrass


Ethics Commission

Lexington Fayette Urban County


Pro Bono Volunteer Program

Fayette County Bar Association


Named, Lawyer of the Year

Litigation - Labor and Employment, Lexington

The Best Lawyers in America©


Named, The Best Lawyers in America®


Ranked, Labor & Employment

Chambers USA


Named, Top 10 Most Influential Labor & Employment Lawyers in Kentucky

Business Today


Recipient, Rising Star

Lexington Young Professionals Association


Recipient, Pro Bono Program

Inc. Distinguished Volunteer Award


Recipient, Outstanding Young Lawyer Award

Fayette County Bar Association


Recipient, Outstanding Young Lawyer

Kentucky Bar Association


News, Analysis & Press

The Move to Hybrid Work Models: Survey Insight

The Lane Report

September 16, 2022

Pay Equity: A Continuing Trend of State Legislative Action in 2018

HR Professionals Magazine

November 26, 2018

Kentucky Enacts Right-to-Work Law


January 10, 2017

Top Labor and Employment Law Attorneys

HR Professionals Magazine

October 2016

Speaking Engagements

Late Night with Littler: A Healthcare Industry Roundtable

Littler Executive Employer Conference

May 4, 2022

Kentucky Wage & Hour Update Live Training

Lexington, KY

March 16, 2022

Navigating the Triangle Web of ADA/FMLA/WC and Unemployment Compensation Issues in the Pandemic

July 6, 2021

Navigating Difficult FMLA and ADA Issues in the Middle of a Pandemic

Lexington, KY

April 15, 2021

Scary Situations: Handling Sensitive Employment Challenges in a Pandemic

October 30, 2020

Practical Considerations for Getting Your Employees Back to Work

May 14, 2020

Common FMLA Missteps and Misconceptions

Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management Conference (SHRM)

August 28, 2019

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and What to Do When Claims Are Made

Lexington, KY

May 17, 2019

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and What to Do When Claims Are Made

Kentucky Chamber Annual HR Update

May 8 & May 28, 2019

#MeToo Movement and Retaliation and Other Employment Law Updates

Louisville Bar Association

April 17, 2019

CLE for Beginners – How to be Compliant and Keep your Law License

Kentucky Bar Association – New Lawyer Program

February 5, 2019

Challenging Workplace Disability Scenarios

Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management Conference (SHRM)

August 30, 2018

Pay Equity Laws: A Rapidly Expanding Frontier

Lexington Urban League Young Professionals

June 2018

2018 Discrimination Law Update

University of Kentucky Employment Law Update

June 2018

Sexual Harassment Policy: How the Me Too Movement Might Affect You Too

Kentucky Chamber HR Update

May 1 and May 24, 2018

Wage and Hour Update

Kentucky Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

April 2018

Women and the Practice of Law: Breaking Glass Ceilings; Still Climbing Mountains

Young Professionals of Color

March 2018

Religion in the Workplace

Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

August 2017

Working on Overtime: Preparing for DOL’s Changes to FLSA Overtime Regulations

32nd Annual Kentucky SHRM Conference

September 1, 2016

Working on Overtime: Preparing for DOL’s Changes to FLSA Overtime Regulations

2016 Bluegrass SHRM Meeting

August 9, 2016

A Guide to Understanding Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation

Training presentation

May 17, 2016

Conducting Lawful and Defensible Workplace Investigations

31st Annual Kentucky SHRM Conference

September 25, 2015

Building Blocks: Update on FLSA, NLRB, Pregnancy Discrimination, FMLA and Social Media

Blue Grass SHRM Monthly Luncheon

June 9, 2015

Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Law Update

UK Employment Law Institute

June 6, 2014


  • J.D., University of Kentucky, 2001
  • B.A., University of Kentucky, 1998cum laude

Admisión de la barra



  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky