Lynn Taylor graduated from the University of Toledo College of Law in 2009 with a concentration in Labor & Employment Law. During law school, Lynn competed on the Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Team. Her team was an octo-finalist at New York Law School Wagner Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Competition. She was one of four finalists and a member of the winning team in the Charles Fornoff Intraschool Moot Court Competition.
Lynn received her Bachelor of Arts with a dual major in Psychology and Political Science from the Northwestern University in 2005. Prior to joining Woodruff Johnson & Evans, Lynn worked as an associate attorney at an employment litigation firm in Columbus, Ohio. There, she primarily represented plaintiffs in a variety of employment law disputes, including contract disputes, severance negotiations, harassment claims, and numerous employment discrimination actions in both state and federal court. She also worked as a legal intern for the public defender’s office in Perrysburg, Ohio, while in law school.
When she is not working, Lynn enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and watching football, especially the Ohio State Buckeyes.
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The University of Toledo College of Law: J.D., 2009
- Certificate of Concentration – Labor & Employment Law; Honors: Order of the Barristers
- Northwestern University: B.A. in Political Science and Psychology, 2005
Classes & Seminars
- Workers’ Compensation for Injured School Employees, Illinois Education Association, Presenter
- Employee Rights Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, Illinois Education Association, Presenter
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Ohio State Bar Association, 2009 – present
- Chicago Bar Association, 2014 – present
- Illinois State Bar Association, 2014 – present
- American Bar Association, 2014 – present
- Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, 2015 – present
- Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association 2016 – present
Membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum® is limited to trial attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts on behalf of their clients. We are proud to have several attorneys who are among the less than 1% of attorneys in the United States selected for membership.
Several of our attorneys have earned an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. This is the highest possible peer-review rating offered by the renowned organization. Attorneys are selected by their peers and clients based on a number of categories.
The annual Super Lawyers® list, published in Super Lawyers® Magazine, highlights attorneys who have made considerable professional achievements. We are proud to have several attorneys who have been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list multiple times.
We are proud members of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, an organization that is committed to fighting for the rights of injured workers throughout the state of Illinois. As ITLA members, we are dedicated to pursuing justice on behalf of hard-working individuals and their families.
Casey Woodruff, Jay Johnson and Dexter Evans were all members of Illinois’ Leading Lawyers every year from 2015 to 2017. Eligibility for membership is based on a rigorous peer nomination process—attorneys must be nominated by their fellow attorneys to become Leading Lawyers members.
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