Tiffany Taylor is an Associate in the Atlanta office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Employment practice group. Ms. Taylor represents clients in all areas of employment including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under Title VII, Section 1981, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, and Family and Medical Leave Act.
Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Taylor served as a clerk to the Honorable W. Louis Sands of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. There, Ms. Taylor also received invaluable experience as an appellate clerk when Judge Sands served as a visiting judge on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ms. Taylor received her J.D. from Emory University School of Law, where she was a Managing Editor of the Emory Corporate Governance & Accountability Review (“ECGAR”). ECGAR selected Ms. Taylor’s student article about social gun reform and tort law in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting for publication in 2014.
Ms. Taylor completed internships with the Honorable Steve C. Jones of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Legal Unit; and Atlanta Legal Aid, General Law Unit. Ms. Taylor also served as a student volunteer with the Volunteer Veterans’ Clinic.
While a law student, Ms. Taylor was named the 2014 Member of the Year and a 1L Scholarship Recipient by the Black Law Students Association. Upon graduation, Ms. Taylor was awarded the American Bar Association and Bloomberg Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor & Employment Law, given to the student with the highest grade point average in Labor & Employment coursework at Emory Law.
Ms. Taylor was also a student member of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (“GABWA”) and participated in the Frederick Douglas Moot Court Competition.
Prior to law school, Ms. Taylor received her B.S., cum laude, from Florida State University. While at Florida State, Ms. Taylor was a Garnet and Gold Scholar and served as the President of the National Council of Negro Women.
- J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2015
- B.S., cum laude, Criminology, Florida State University, 2012
- Florida Supreme Court
- Georgia Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
- Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
- American Bar Association
- Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Community : Mock Trial Coach for Dougherty High School in Albany, Georgia 2016-2018.
Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Taylor served as a clerk to the Honorable W. Louis Sands of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. While a clerk for Judge Sands, Ms. Taylor drafted orders and opinions relating to motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, motions for reconsideration, motions to compel, report and recommendations, and temporary injunctions.
Ms. Taylor also assisted Judge Sands while he served as a visiting judge on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Through this experience, Ms. Taylor was able to draft opinions on cases related to immigration, statue of limitations, and social security disability.
Ms. Taylor was also a former Assistant Public Defender, serving within the Brunswick Judicial Circuit from 2015 until 2016. As an APD, Ms. Taylor sat second-chair for two jury trials resulting in a not guilty verdict for her clients.
Ms. Taylor also served as the designated drug court attorney for the Glynn County Drug Court Program, assisting those struggling with addiction.
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