Areas of Focus
Workforce Development, Investigations and Compliance
Employment Disputes, Litigation and Arbitration
Labor and Employment
OFCCP / Affirmative Action Plans
summa cum laude
, University of Arkansas
, Southwestern University
, Paideia Scholar; King Creativity Scholar; Sigma Delta Pi
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2017
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2017
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2014
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2018
LaToya Alexander has a passion for employment and labor litigation, and believes that forming strong relationships with clients is critical to providing effective legal counsel. For each engagement in which LaToya is involved, she seeks to provide concise and articulate legal counsel that aligns with clients’ business objectives.
LaToya regularly assists clients on matters related to Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act in both the advice and counsel arena as well as in litigation. LaToya also frequently assists clients in:
Drafting employee separation agreements
Drafting confidentiality, noncompetition, and non-solicitation agreements
Drafting employment and handbook policies
Responding to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and OFCCP investigations
Conducting internal investigations
Conducting training on best employment practices
Defending clients in discrimination cases on the basis of disability, age, orientation, race, gender identity, and national origin
Prior to joining Polsinelli, LaToya worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Brian S. Miller, Chief Judge, in the Eastern District of Arkansas. Her prior clerkship experience provides her with a unique perspective concerning the far reaching consequences of actions taken even in the earliest stages of litigation. Through LaToya's client-centered practice, she anticipates clients' needs in order to avoid litigation, and crafts solutions to best meet clients' immediate and long-term goals.
LaToya was one of thirty minority attorneys nationwide to be named a Fellow of the 2018 National Labor and Employment Council Academy Fellows Program (NELC). The NELC selects individuals they believe show promise and opportunity for accelerated career success.
Teach for America Alumna
National Employment Law Council Academy Fellow Alumna
Junior League of Dallas
National Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
American Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
Publications & Presentations
Austin Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Ordinance: The First of Many in the Lone Star State?
Polsinelli at Work
May 3, 2018
Publications & Presentations
Three Employee-Friendly Bills That May Be Affected By Upcoming Elections
August 22, 2016
"I enjoy practicing labor and employment law because it's a people based practice that focuses on relationships. I like having the opportunity to focus on solving problems when issues arise in those relationships."
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