Taft attorneys Carolyn Davis, Janica Pierce Tucker, and Devin Spencer co-authored a focus article for Columbus CEO's July publication. The article discusses how businesses can turn social justice messaging into action. To read the complete article, click here.
Davis counsels clients in all areas of labor and employment including employee hiring and termination, employment agreements, personnel policies, harassment, workplace investigations, discrimination, wage/hour issues, ADA, FMLA, NLRA, EEOC, and workers’ compensation. She has amassed a successful track record helping companies in the healthcare, hospitality, and education industries troubleshoot employee crises and conduct thorough human resource investigations. Her passion for employer-side legal issues and seasoned investigative instincts have helped make her an invaluable asset for companies needing litigation or negotiation assistance.
Spencer focuses her practice on company, school district and employer liability under state and federal laws, including the ADA, FMLA, FLSA and Title VII. She regularly handles compliance issues, including job descriptions and applications, employment contracts, non-competition agreements and release and separation agreements.
Tucker is partner-in-charge in Taft's Columbus office and serves as co-chair of Taft's Diversity & Inclusion Committee, a team of attorneys and senior staff who collaborate to create initiatives that advance a comprehensive mindset of inclusiveness in the firm's thinking and actions. Tucker focuses her practice on representing clients in all aspects of employment and labor law. She also represents primary and secondary schools and defends employers against a broad range of employment claims; including sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and wrongful discharge matters.