Taylor L. Hunter, associate
Taylor L. Hunter’s practice primarily consists of counseling clients and representing employers in a wide variety of state and federal labor and employment matters, including disputes and claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the anti-retaliation provisions of the Indiana Workers’ Compensation Act and other state and federal labor and employment statutes, defending those claims before agencies such as the Indiana Civil Rights Commission and the Employment Opportunity Commission.
She represents employers in both the private and public sector and has significant experience advising employers on various employment matters, including hiring and disciplining employees, compensation, management training, employment handbooks, employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, reductions in force, covenants not-to-compete and the protection of confidential and proprietary information.
Ms. Hunter also focuses her practice on education law and represents primary, secondary and post-secondary employers (including individual educators, i.e. superintendents) in all aspects of education and employment law, including matters dealing with contract negotiations, enforcement, and terminations; privacy matters such as FERPA, COPPA, Open Door Law, Access to Public Records, First Amendment; student discipline, curriculum, and enrollment issues; bargaining, grievances, and unfair labor practices; harassment and discipline complaints; code of conduct; drug- and alcohol-related violations; IHSAA; OCR complaints; student and employment handbooks; and general review and advisement on school board policies.
Ms. Hunter has significant experience conducting independent investigations related to Title IX complaints and provides training to Title IX coordinators, investigators and decision-makers. She is also a frequent speaker for organizations such as the Indiana Association of School Superintendents, Indiana School Boards Association, Indiana Association of School Business Officials, Indiana Association of School Principals, Indiana Council of Administrators of Special Education, Indiana Council of School Attorneys and various superintendent study councils.
She received her J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2015. Prior to attending law school, she earned a Bachelor of Social Work from Indiana University in 2012 on a Lilly Endowment full scholarship.
Ms. Hunter is a member of the Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar associations and the Indiana Council of School Attorneys. She is also admitted to practice in the state of Indiana and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.
Bar Admissions and Court Admissions
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
- Indianapolis Bar Association
- Indiana State Bar Association
- Indiana Council of School Attorneys