Whitney is an associate in Taft’s Public Finance and Economic Development practice group. Her experience includes municipal finance law, including serving as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel, and disclosure counsel on tax-exempt financings. In addition, Whitney counsels clients on state law issues surrounding referenda and the petition-remonstrance process. In addition to serving as bond counsel, Whitney’s practice focuses on structured financings involving the use of tax incentives including New Markets Tax Credits and Low Income Housing Tax Credits. She also has experience defending product liability and professional liability matters.

Whitney received her law degree, graduating cum laude, from Indiana University McKinney School of Law where she served as the academic affairs chair for the Black Law Student Association. She earned her undergraduate degree from Purdue University. In 2020, The National Black Lawyers recognized Whitney in its annual Top 40 Under 40 in Indiana list. Whitney currently serves as an adjunct professor at the Indiana University McKinney School of Law.


  • Honoree, Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch,” Public Finance Law (2023 – 2024)

  • Honoree, Top 40 Under 40, The National Black Lawyers (2020)

All Service Areas


  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (2017)
  • Purdue University (2010)


  • State - Indiana
  • Federal - Northern District of Indiana
  • Federal - Southern District of Indiana

Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association


  • National Association of Bond Lawyers


  • Women in Public Finance


  • Women's Fund of Central Indiana

    OPTIONS Class 23

Community Involvement

  • Second Chance Re-Entry Assistance Program


  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

    Adjunct Professor