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Taylor Gillan began her career as an associate attorney at a local boutique firm, representing individuals in employment law matters. While there, she worked on cases in multiple areas of employment litigation, including matters related to the Family Medical Leave Act and federal employment discrimination statutes.
Taylor is admitted to practice law before the courts of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Taylor earned her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. While studying there, she was awarded the Herman L. Foreman Award for her performance in her private labor law course. She also served on the board of the Pitt Legal Income Sharing Foundation, a student-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to providing scholarships to students who accept unpaid public interest internships; as a staff editor for the law school’s Journal of Technology Law and Policy; and as a writer, editor, and chief of staff for JURIST, a web-based legal news service. Taylor received her undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware.
Taylor is very involved in the local legal community, and an active member of the Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, where she serves as YLD Council. She was selected as a member of the 2017-2018 Bar Leadership Initiative class, a group within the Young Lawyers Division intended to increase and enhance involvement within the ACBA and the community. Taylor authored an article on sexual orientation discrimination under Title VII for the Young Lawyers Division’s Winter 2018 issue of its Point of Law newsletter: A Changing Legal Landscape: Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII.
Taylor grew up in Lewes, Delaware. In her free time, she loves exploring Pittsburgh with her dog and reading history books.