Kiesha Mayes


Kiesha Mayes is an attorney with trainED whose focus is in the areas of employment law and higher education.  As a member of the team, Kiesha works closely with higher education institutions to provide training and legal advice regarding compliance with Title IX, VAWA, the Clery Act, and FERPA.  She also conducts investigations on behalf of higher education institutions, particularly in the areas of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct.

In addition to her work in higher education, Kiesha has experience advising and representing corporate clients in matters pertaining to labor and employment law, including assisting clients in developing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws.  As a litigator, she has represented clients in state and federal courts, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other federal and state level administrative bodies.  Kiesha helps clients meet their critical business goals while minimizing the legal risks associated with managing employee relations within their workplaces.


  • “Transgender Students and Employees,” co-presenter, trainED, February 11, 2016