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Practice Areas

  • 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

Biography

Jeff Taylor is the founder of the firm. Jeff was born and raised in Morristown. Jeff's practice focuses on civil litigation and preventative counseling and resolution of claims in employment law, employment discrimination, workers compensation, serious personal injury, wage and hour, ADA and FMLA, contract and business law in trial and appellate courts. 

Jeff has extensive experience in representing clients with legal issues involving state and federal employment laws, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, harassment, workers compensation, serious personal injury, contract and business law and negligence law.

He has been active in a number of activities within the community. Jeff served on the National Alumni Association at East Tennessee State University for 13 years, and he was President of the National Alumni Association for 3 years. Jeff served on the Kingswood Home for Children Board of Directors for over 12 years, and served as Chairman for 3 years.

Jeff Taylor is a member of the Hamblen, Knox, Tennessee and American Bar Associations, and is a past President of the Hamblen County Bar Association. Jeff continues to be a USTA competitive tennis player competing at the 4.5 rating level. Jeff's hobbies also includes being a spectator with his wife at their daughter's tennis and swim events.

Education

  • 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

Bar Admission

  • 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

Professional Associations

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