James B. Taylor
- J.D., 2004, University of Tennessee College of Law, magna cum laude, College of Law Scholar, Tennessee Law Review
- B.A., 2001, University of Tennessee, with honors
James’ practice focuses on handling complex, multi-faceted employment and construction related disputes, litigation, and arbitrations. His extensive skill-set, particularly in the area of multi-party discovery issues and related practice, has proven invaluable to clients. He is also highly experienced at representing clients in both state and federal courts across the East Coast, federal contract boards of appeal, and before state and federal agencies on both national and local matters. James represents clients in alternative dispute resolution such as negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations. In addition to litigation, James assists employers in contract drafting, employment policies, and in maintaining compliance with federal and state laws and rules regarding employment and commercial practices.
James has presented his writings before the National Construction Super Conference and has had legal articles published nationally by Thompson West and Lorman. Additionally, various writings by James have been utilized in industry publications such as The American Society of Civil Engineers, Navigant Consulting, The American Association of Cost Engineers, and Bruner and O’Connor on Construction Law, among others.
• SCOTUS Reverses Course on Compulsory Union Dues for Public Employees (September 2018)
• Department of Labor Releases Three New Opinion Letters (July 2018)
• The National Labor Relations Board: Background, Current Board Members, and Issues to Watch in 2019 ( January 2019)
• Federal Employee Leave Laws vs. Georgia Employee Leave Laws (February 2019)
• Appearance Discrimination: A Changing Landscape (August 2019)