LaToi D. Mayo has advised, counseled and defended employers in regard to labor, employment and immigration matters for over 15 years. She has successfully litigated in both state and federal court and in proceedings before:

  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • The Department of Labor
  • The Workers' Compensation Board
  • The Kentucky Unemployment Commission
  • The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights

LaToi also has a background in obtaining employment related visas for employers and defending and managing wage and hour class actions. Working most frequently with manufacturers, health care employees, financial institutions and local city governments,  LaToi has notable experience with discrimination issues arising under:

  • Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act

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

Professional & Community Affiliations


American Bar Association


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, The Best Lawyers in America©


Named, America's Leading Lawyers for Business

Chambers USA


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


Speaking Engagements

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, 1998 cum laude

Bar Admission



  • 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