ATTORNEY BIO
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880 Montclair Road Suite 100 Birmingham, AL 35213
Assistant
Connie Shannon
Legal Assistant
bio image Taffi S. Stewart
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Taffi is a Shareholder, heads the LGWM Labor and Employment Practices Group and is a member of LGWM's Executive Committee. Taffi has a wide range of litigation experience in both state and federal courts throughout Alabama and before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Taffi has successfully represented non-profit organizations, municipal organizations, educational institutions, financial institutions, manufacturing facilities, professional employer organizations, franchise owners, general contractors, government contractors, security companies, retail entities, restaurant owners, grocers, hotel owners, and other local and national businesses against claims of race discrimination, age discrimination, gender discrimination, national origin discrimination, disability discrimination, religious discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation under the various federal and state employment statutes; claims of retaliatory discharge under Alabama's Workers' Compensation Act; claims for violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; and individual claims and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Taffi also assists businesses with internal investigations, preparation of employment policies and procedures, diversity training, employee discipline decisions and other personnel and compliance issues.

Taffi has also represented business owners and property managers with regard to claims for public accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and claims for discrimination under the Fair Housing Act.

The remainder of Taffi's practice is devoted to Professional Liability and Casualty. Taffi has represented professionals in malpractice actions and professionals and businesses in actions involving allegations of negligence, wantonness, fraud, personal injury, wrongful death and breach of contract.

Professional Profile
  • Member, Alabama Bar Association
  • Member, Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Super Lawyers- 2010 Rising Star (Labor and Employment)
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2019 & 2020
Admitted
  • All Alabama State Courts
  • The United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
  • The United States Circuit Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
Education
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (1998)
- Editor, Law & Psychology Review
- Member, Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society

University of Alabama, B.S. in Commerce and Business Administration (Finance), magna cum laude (1995)
- Recipient, Presidential Scholar Award
- Recipient, Joe M. Hinds, Jr. Endowed Scholar Award