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Taylor M. Dewberry

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Tracy Benning
Phone: 919.821.6654


Taylor Dewberry joined Smith Anderson in 2017. She is an associate in Smith Anderson’s Employment, Labor and Human Resources practice group.

  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association
    • Chair, Young Lawyers Division, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • Member, Wake County Bar Association
  • Executive Board Member, Black Law Students Association

Executive Notes Editor, Washington University Journal of Law and Policy



Advised a leading contract research organization on the employment law aspects of a definitive agreement to acquire a provider of contract research, clinical and regulatory and other consulting services.

News & Publications


  • Note – Title VII and African American Hair: A Clash of Cultures, Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol 54

Speaking Engagements


  • Co-Presenter, "The Post-#MeToo Era: Emerging Trends & Best Practices,” Smith Anderson 26th Annual Employment Law Update, Cary, N.C.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina


  • Washington University School of Law, cum laude, J.D., 2017
  • Stanford University, B.A., with honors, American Studies with a minor in African-American Studies, 2014


  • Judicial Intern, Chief Justice Mark Martin, North Carolina Supreme Court
  • Judicial Intern, Judge James A. Wynn Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
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