Taylor Fields

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  • Managing Partner at Fields & Brown, LLC
  • City Center Square, 1100 Main Street, Suite 1600, Kansas City, MO 64105
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  • Taylor Fields is the managing partner of Fields & Brown, LLC. Founded in 1987, Fields & Brown is the largest minority-owned law firm in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Mr. Fields's practice is devoted largely to complex litigation, commercial litigation and labor & employment law.
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Biography

Taylor Fields is the founding member and the managing partner of Fields & Brown. Mr. Fields’ practice has been primarily in the areas of employment defense and labor relations. He has served as employment and labor counsel to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for more than 28 years. He also served in the same capacity for the Kansas City Missouri School District for more than 13 years and has defended employment claims for Fortune 500 companies. He has litigated numerous cases involving Title VII, Title IX, and Americans with Disabilities Act as well as under state employment discrimination laws. Mr. Fields also has extensive experience in commercial litigation. He has represented major governmental agencies and Fortune 100 companies in the defense of multi-million dollar class actions and complex multi-district litigation matters.

Bar Involvement

Taylor Fields is a member of the Missouri Bar and the State Bar of Michigan and is admitted to practice before federal district courts and courts of appeals, including the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Missouri Council of School Attorneys and the Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association. He was President of the Jackson County Bar Association and held offices in the National Bar Association and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.

Community Involvement

Taylor Fields’ civic participation includes appointment to and service on the Board of Directors for the Greater Kansas City Convention and Visitor’s Association, and service on the Board of Directors of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the Salvation Army Bell Ringers, the YMCA, and Research Mental Health Center. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Black Archives of MidAmerica. He was elected to three terms on the Board of Education for Consolidated School District #4 in Jackson County, Missouri. He is founder of Harmony in Grandview, and served on the Board of Directors of Harmony of Greater Kansas City, which are organizations established to promote racial and ethnic harmony.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor and Employment

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
816-787-0745  Phone
(816) 474-1700  Phone
(816) 421-6239  Fax
fieldsandbrown.com
University Attended:
University of Missouri at Columbia, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1967; University of Missouri at Kansas City, graduate study, Urban Law
Law School Attended:
University of Missouri at Kansas City, J.D., 1971
Year of First Admission:
1971
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eight and Tenth Circuits; 1971, Missouri; 1971, Michigan; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Memberships:
American Bar Association
National Bar Association
*Past Officer
*Commercial Law Section
National Associations of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms
The Missouri Bar
State Bar of Michigan
Missouri Council of School Attorneys
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Jackson County Bar Association
*Past President
ISLN:
907442286
Hobbies & interests:
Community AffiliationsChairman of the Board of Directors, Black Archives of MidAmericaBoard of Directors, Greater Kansas City Convention and Visitor's AssociationBoard of Directors, Southern Christian Leadership ConferenceBoard of Education for Consolidated School District #4 Jackson County, MissouriFounder, Harmony in GrandviewBoard of Directors, Harmony of Greater Kansas CityBoard of Directors University of Missouri School of Law Alumni Association
Payment Information:
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (2 reviews)
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    4.7/5.0
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    4.8/5.0

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