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Taylor E. White


Taylor White is a partner for HR professionals, senior business leaders, and decision makers with respect to employment decisions. He is a devoted resource for employers and managers facing workplace issues in courts and conference rooms.

Taylor regularly advises employers on day-to-day issues, including requirements and best practices regarding discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims under state and federal employment laws, and he often counsels clients on a myriad of litigation avoidance strategies. In the courtroom, Taylor is a zealous advocate on behalf of his clients for claims of breach of contract; employment-related torts; wage and hour violations; trades secrets misappropriation; restrictive covenant breaches; discrimination, harassment and retaliation issues; and other state and federal law issues stemming from workplace disputes.

Taylor further assists employers as they navigate government audits and investigations, including proceedings brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and their state-level counterparts. Taylor recognizes that such proceedings require a great deal of commitment and attention, easing the burden facing his clients with his professional and personable communication style and stalwart commitment to achieve desired results.

Taylor is also experienced in representing executives on an individual basis in their negotiations for employment, separation agreements, severance, and retirement packages.

Taylor is a contributing writer for Winstead’s Employer Law Resource blog.


  • Advise and defend managers and employers in employment-related matters before state and federal courts, the EEOC, OSHA, and other state and federal agencies.
  • Assist businesses with internal investigations and litigation avoidance strategies.
  • Prepare and advise on employment contracts, employee handbooks, and other personnel policies and procedures.
  • Handle mediations and settlement negotiations in wide range of matters from multi-million dollar trade secrets cases and general business disputes to intellectual property and employment litigation.
  • Successfully guided local and national employers through WARN Act issues during large-scale reductions-in-force.