Taft partner Janica Pierce Tucker was invited to serve as a panelist at the 15th Annual Diversity & Leadership Conference–a world-renowned event with speakers including former President Obama and General Colin Powell–in Dallas, Texas. As a member of a four-person panel, Tucker spoke about Title IX, sex discrimination and how individuals can be better advocates for gender equality.
Tucker is a partner 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.