Azure'D Metoyer focuses her practice on a broad range of labor and employment law matters. She routinely defends employers before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, against allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. She has experience with federal and state occupational safety and health plans and defends against OSHA citations and penalties and whistleblower violations.

Azure’D has represented clients in denial of benefits claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). She also has experience conducting workplace investigations.

Prior to joining Littler, Azure'D was a staff attorney to the Hon. Stephen McIntosh in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court where she managed a civil docket of more than 350 cases. Azure'D examined and analyzed a variety of multifaceted legal issues involving a broad range of claims including breach of contract, violations of noncompetition covenants, and discrimination. She is a former assistant attorney general in the Civil Rights Section of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, focusing on single plaintiff employment discrimination litigation. While there, she managed an independent case load from inception through litigation including witness interviews, document collection, depositions and deposition preparation, motion practice, hearing preparation, and settlement.

Affiliazioni professionali e istituzionali


Ohio State Bar Association


Committee on Applicants for Admission to the Practice of Law

Columbus Bar Association

Board Member

United Way of Central Ohio

Speaking Engagements

2023 Ohio Regional Employer Conference

Cleveland, OH

October 5, 2023

How State Trial Courts View Corporate Parties in Civil Litigation

Human Resources Association of Central Ohio

July 27, 2022


  • J.D., Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 2013magna cum laude
  • B.A., Xavier University, 2008

Foro di appartenenza



  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio