Taylor B. Smith


Mr. Smith is a resident member of the law firm at our Columbus, Mississippi office. Mr. Smith graduated with honors from Mississippi State University and thereafter, received a J.D. degree from the University of Mississippi. In law school, he served on the staff of the Mississippi Law Journal and additionally, was article editor for the Journal.

Mr. Smith is a member of the American Bar Association, the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, the American Academy of Hospital Attorneys, and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has spoken at numerous employment seminars. He is also listed in America’s Leading Business Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America as one of the outstanding lawyers in the labor and employment field. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Courts of Appeal for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, all courts in the state of Mississippi and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi.

Mr. Smith has represented clients in various industries, including manufacturing, food processing, financial, banking, health care, telecommunications, media, retail and the restaurant and hotel/motel industry.


University of Mississippi, J.D., 1964
(Article Editor of the Mississippi Law Journal)
Mississippi State University, B.A., cum laude, 1962


Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
American Academy of Hospital Attorneys
Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers