Valerie T. Mayer

Valerie T. Mayer

Practice Areas

Principal attorney in Mayor Harrod Law Group concentrating her practice in Business Law, Employee Benefits and Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate working primarily with private businesses, governmental entities and individuals  throughout the state. Business practice includes formation of businesses (corporations, LLCs, partnerships), mergers and acquisitions, contract and transactional work such as drafting of shareholder agreements, employment contracts, leases and other business documents, copyright and trademark work and related business services. Employee benefits practice includes establishment of 401(k) plans, ESOPs and similar plans for businesses, establishment of health, life, flexible spending and similar plans for businesses, consulting and related services. Estate planning, trusts and probate practice includes consultation and drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, probate administration and related services.


University of Louisville, 1979
Bachelor of Science in Commerce
Business Management major
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University of Louisville, 1985
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Juris Doctor
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Admitted to Kentucky Bar – October, 1985
Admitted to Federal Court, Sixth Circuit- 1986

Professional Associations

Louisville Bar Association (Probate and Estate Planning Section)
Kentucky Bar Association (Probate and Trust Law Section)
Louisville Employee Benefits Council (President 2009)

Lectures and Presentations

Lectured on business, employee benefits and estate planning matters for groups such as the Louisville Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, University of Kentucky College of Law, Chase School of Law, Louisville Employee Benefits Council, Louisville Estate Planning Council and other professional groups. Also served as lecturer for national Lorman Education Services seminars. Authored the “Overview of Pension Plans and Profit Sharing Plans” published by the University of Kentucky in 1989 as part of its Kentucky Business Organizations series.