Mary Taylor Gallagher is a trial lawyer in GSRM’s Litigation and Labor and Employment sections. Mary Taylor has tried jury and nonjury cases in state and federal courts throughout Tennessee. In addition to general business litigation, Mary Taylor focuses her practice on the defense of employers in the railroad, transportation and healthcare industries.
Mary Taylor advises clients on issues of labor and employment law compliance, including the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). She also works with clients to resolve wrongful discharge, harassment, discrimination, whistleblower and retaliation claims, as well as wage and hour dispute and class action litigation. Mary Taylor has argued orally before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Tennessee Court of Appeals, and authored briefs before the Tennessee Supreme Court. She is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Tennessee.