R. Douglas Taylor, Jr.
t: 703.525.4000
f: 703.525.2207


Douglas Taylor is a shareholder of Bean, Kinney & Korman. For nearly 30 years, Doug has provided timely and practical employment law advice and legal representation to businesses, business owners, and executives on a wide range of federal, state, and local employment and labor law matters, including executive compensation, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, ADA disability accommodations, FMLA leave, discrimination and harassment, disciplinary actions, misconduct investigations, reductions in force, individual and group termination decisions and planning, whistleblower retaliation, FLSA compliance and classification reviews, wage payment and overtime claims, and security clearances. He has overseen internal discrimination and harassment investigations and is experienced in drafting executive contracts and employee handbooks, non-disclosure and restrictive covenants, and severance agreements.

Doug regularly defends employment law claims before the EEOC, DOL, NLRB, OSHA, and state and local administrative agencies in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia and has served as outside counsel to a private university in Virginia as well as advising colleges and universities on all aspects of higher education law.

Doug is a Board of Directors and Executive Committee member of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors of the Arlington Committee of 100, and the Advisory Committee for the non-profit PathForward.

Bar and Court Admissions

Maryland, 1992

District of Columbia, 1994

Virginia, 1995

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1992

University of Maryland, B.S., 1989

Awards and Honors

Arlington Chamber of Commerce, President’s Award, 2023

Best Lawyers in America in Employment Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2024

Virginia Business Legal Elite, Labor/Employment Law, 2022-2023

Arlington Magazine, Top Attorney – Employment (Employer), 2022-2023, Employment (Employee), 2023

Arlington Magazine, Top Attorney – Employment (Employee), Employment (Employer), Schools & Education, 2021

Arlington Magazine, Top Attorney – Employment (Employer), Schools & Education, 2019


Arlington Committee of 100 (Board of Directors, 2023 – Present)

Arlington Chamber of Commerce (Board of Directors, 2018 – 2023), (Membership Engagement Committee, 2021 – Present)

National Association of College and University Attorneys (2016 – Present)

Advisory Council, PathForward, Arlington, Virginia (2021-Present)


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