Adrian Mendiondo grew up in Lexington, Kentucky and has practiced law in Lexington since 2005. After graduating from Henry Clay High School in 1996, Mr. Mendiondo pursued his undergraduate degree from Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia, and then moved to Los Angeles California to attend Pepperdine University School of Law. Mr. Mendiondo graduated cum laude from Pepperdine in 2003, was admitted to the California bar, and practiced in Los Angeles from 2003 to 2004. He then returned to Lexington where he has practiced since being admitted to the Kentucky Bar in 2005.
Mr. Mendiondo began his Kentucky practice as an associate with Stoll Keenon Ogden; then joined Kinkead & Stilz in 2007. In both firms he focused primarily on business, employment, and civil rights litigation, representing small and large businesses and governmental agencies across Kentucky. Mr. Mendiondo was elected as an equity partner at Kinkead & Stilz in 2010, and continued to work there until he joined Morgan & Morgan in 2015. He came to Morgan and Morgan to switch the focus of his practice from defending business to pursuing claims on behalf of those who've had their civil rights violated.
During his career Mr. Mendiondo has earned substantial litigation experience in federal and state courts across Kentucky. He has successfully tried numerous cases to a jury in both state and federal courts, and has successfully pursued and defended appeals to the Kentucky Court of Appeals and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is admitted to practice before all states courts in Kentucky and California, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and Central District of California, and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Mendiondo is married to Whitney Howard Mendiondo and has two children, Lillian and Anna Claire.