Ayala Golding

Ayala Golding

Louisville, Kentucky

Ayala focuses her practice on assisting and representing individuals in employment law matters. Since 1998 she has practiced in all state and federal courts in Kentucky handling a variety of employment litigation cases stemming from discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and retaliation claims under State and Federal Laws, including Title VII, the ADEA and ADA, the FMLA, and the Kentucky Civil Rights Act, as well as breach of contract and wage claims. Throughout her legal career she has also drafted, reviewed and advised on employment agreements, including non-compete and non-solicitation agreements and severance and release agreements.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Contracts

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky


  • Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Member, Negotiation Moot Court Team
    • Law Journal: Brandeis Family Law Journal, Member
  • Barnard College, Columbia University, New York
    • B.A.
    • Major: Comparative Religion

Honors and Awards

  • AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, 2013 - 2017
  • Kentucky Super Lawyer Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Louisville, KY, 2017 - 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association