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Jeffrey C. Taylor

Jeffrey C. Taylor

Morristown, Tennessee

JEFFREY C. TAYLOR is a Morristown native. Jeff has been practicing law since 1988. His practice areas include preventative counseling and litigation in employment law, workplace harassment and discrimination, workers' compensation injuries, wage and hour, wrongful discharge, ADAAA, FMLA compliance, negligence law, union avoidance, accident law, Tennessee Drug Free Workplace Act, mediation, and business law. Member: Hamblen County, Tennessee and American Bar Associations.

Jeff's community activities include Hamblen County Bar Association, 1988 - 2019 President (2005); Advisory Board of Directors; 2004-2018 Board of Directors, East Tennessee State University National Alumni Association, 2004 - 2018 President 2013-2016; 2003-2015 Board of Directors, Kingswood School, Inc., 2011-2014 Chairman of Board; 2015 - 2016 Cournterstone Academy, Board of Directors; 2003-2005, 2013 Board of Directors for Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce; Kiwanis Club of Morristown; 1992-2019; Board of Directors, Rose Center Counsel for the Arts, 1992 – 1997.


Areas of Practice

  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Wage and Hour
  • Collective Action - Wage and Hour
  • Class Action Litigation - Employment and Injuries
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Health Care
  • Disabilities Laws
  • Workers' Compensation Injuries
  • FMLA Compliance
  • Union Avoidance
  • Management and Supervisory Training
  • Tennessee Drug Free Workplace Act
  • Mediation
  • Business Law
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Insurance Defense
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Negligence and Serious Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1988
  • East Tennessee State University
    • B.S. - 1985
    • Honors: Varsity Tennis Team
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Alpha
    • Major: Business Administration Management

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Employment, Labor Law, Healthcare, and Business Sections
  • American Bar Association
  • Hamblen County Bar Association, 1988-2019, President
  • East Tennessee State University National Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 2004 - 2018
  • East Tennessee State University National Alumni Association, President 2013-2016
  • Kingswood Home for Children, Inc., Board of Directors, 2003 - 2015
  • Kingswood Home for Children, Inc., Chairman, 2008 - 2011
  • Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors 2013-2005, 2013
  • Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce, Legal Adviser, 1998 - 2002
  • Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Greene County Partnership, Member
  • Rose Center Counsel for the Arts, Board of Directors, 1992 - 1997
  • Healthstar Foundation, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, 2003 - 2006
  • Kiwanis Club of Morristown, 1992 - 2019

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