Marcella Taylor

Marcella J. Taylor

Of Counsel
Phone:(501) 688.8851
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Ms. Marcy Taylor is an Of Counsel member of the Business Practice Group.  She represents various businesses and professionals subject to licensing or permitting by state agencies.   Ms. Taylor also works with corporations and municipalities in third-party rulemaking proceedings and defense of environmental claims.    Prior to joining Mitchell Williams, Ms. Taylor worked as counsel for the Arkansas Prosecuting Attorney’s Association and as chair of the Arkansas Criminal Detention Facilities Commission.


  • Representation of clients in enforcement proceedings, permit disputes, and environmental improvement projects before state and federal environmental regulatory agencies.
  • Regularly advises clients on solid and hazardous waste issues and toxic tort litigation.
  • Serves as counsel for individual PRPs in government Superfund actions and PRP steering committee prosecuting claims against third parties.
  • Advises clients with NPDES permitting issues.
  • Previously assisted the state’s criminal detention facility review committees in their duties to inspect local jails and in related litigation.


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law J.D. (1982)
  • Willamette University B.A. (1967)

Professional Recognition

  • Best Lawyers:  Environmental Law, in Little Rock (2009-2018)
  • Best Lawyers:  Litigation - Environmental, in Little Rock (2011-2018)


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Former Chairman, Arkansas Bar Association Environmental Law Section
  • Former Chairman, Arkansas Bar Association Paralegal Committee
  • Former Member, Arkansas Bar Association House of Delegates