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Shavaun A. Taylor


P 312-787-4949 F 312-787-4995


Shavaun A. Taylor


Shavaun A. Taylor is an Associate in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling. 

Ms. Taylor has experience in single and multi-plaintiff litigation brought under federal and state employment laws against allegations of race, gender, national origin and age discrimination. She also counsels employers in drafting employment-related contracts and revising employment policies and handbooks to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.

Ms. Taylor defends employers in class and collective actions involving state and federal employment and wage and hour laws, including FLSA, Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, Illinois Minimum Wage Law, and the Illinois Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. She also defends employers in other complex litigation matters, including large-scale EEOC systemic investigations involving various allegations of discrimination and disparate impact claims arising out of the use of background checks, government enforcement actions by the Department of Justice involving large-scale electronic discovery requests and multimillion-dollar projected fines, and complex workplace investigations involving claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. She regularly represents and advises hospital and health care providers in labor relations and employment matters.

In the course of her practice, Ms. Taylor handles many aspects of civil litigation, ranging from pre-litigation counseling to discovery and dispositive motion practice, trial advocacy and post-trial proceedings.