Courtney-Elizabeth Mayo

Courtney-Elizabeth Mayo

Contact Information
T. 508-791-6287
F. 508-791-2652
446 Main Street, 12th Floor
Worcester, MA 01608


Ms. Mayo’s practice focuses on the representation of individuals, businesses, municipal entities and employers before federal and state courts in Massachusetts, as well as before administrative agencies such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Ms. Mayo has handled numerous civil jury trials and has successfully argued before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and U.S. District Court.

Ms. Mayo’s practice areas include Civil Litigation, Municipal Law, Civil Rights, Employment Litigation, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Construction Litigation, Appellate Litigation, Massachusetts Tort Claims Act (M.G.L. c. 258), and Insurance Coverage. In addition, Ms. Mayo has represented clients in litigation and alternative dispute resolution in matters arising from breach of contract, construction defects, lien rights, defective materials, owner interference claims, termination for default, easement project documentation, and bond claims.

Prior to joining Hassett & Donnelly, Ms. Mayo was a civil litigation associate at Nathanson & Goldberg, P.C. She has been recognized as a “Rising Star” – a top up-and-coming attorney in the state of Massachusetts under the age of 40 – by Super Lawyers magazine in 2007-2010 and 2013-2017.

Ms. Mayo received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts in 2003 and her B.A. from Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts in 2000.

Her bar admissions include the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, and the United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Ms. Mayo is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Worcester County Bar Association.

Select Cases / Wins

No Probable Cause Found in Discrimination / Retaliation Case
Appeals Court Affirms Defense Verdict in MVA / Verdict Not Against Weight of Evidence
Dismissal of City in Water Runoff / Property Damage Action
MCAD – No Probable Cause Found in Age Discrimination Case
MCAD – No Probable Cause Found in Disability Discrimination Action
Mayo Obtains Five Wins Before the MCAD over a Six-Month Period
Employee’s Discrimination and Retaliation Claims Dismissed
Mayo Obtains Back-to-Back Findings of “No Probable Cause” in MCAD Discrimination Actions
Summary Judgment Granted in “Lobstergate” Case
MCAD – No Probable Cause Found in Age Discrimination Action
Summary Judgment in Head Injury Case – “Borrowed Servant” Doctrine
Dismissal of Civil Rights / Malicious Prosecution Action Filed Against Town, Police Officers
MCAD – No Probable Cause for Age Discrimination
EEOC – No Probable Cause Found in Age Discrimination Case
Motion to Dismiss Granted – Negligence / Misrepresentation / Improper Drainage
Motion to Dismiss Granted – False Arrest
Motion to Dismiss Granted – No Trespass Order
Wrongful Termination Suit Settled