Taylor English has a tremendous group of attorneys who are leaders in their fields.

Randy Gepp is recognized for handling management-employee relations problems. Mr. Gepp has more than 40 years of experience specializing in the areas of employment discrimination and labor relations. His practice consists of representation in employment discrimination, labor relations, contracts and administrative law matters before all federal and state courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Mr. Gepp has extensive trial experience with more than 30 employment jury trials and many more bench trials before federal and state courts in Georgia, Florida, California, Alabama and many other states. He has achieved verdicts in favor of his clients in more than 90 percent of the cases he has tried. He represents employers and provides advice on claims filed under such statutes as Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA and WARN. He drafts employee handbooks, personnel policies and other employer documents.

He is a member of Taylor English’s Employment and Labor Relations Department. He was previously partner in one of the leading minority law firms in the United States starting in 1989 and managing partner from 2001-2009. He is a past president of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association and participates in the Employment Law Committee of the American Bar Association. He has been named a “Super Lawyer” in employment litigation by Atlanta Magazine in every year since 2004 and was one of the first Designated Specialists in Employment Law approved in Florida. He was appointed by several governors of Georgia to serve as a special master for the Georgia Office of Fair Employment Practices with responsibility for conducting trials based on cases brought by employees against state agencies.

Mr. Gepp published a quarterly newsletter on employment and labor issues from 1990-1998 and frequently speaks on employment law and mediation topics. He has mediated or arbitrated more than 100 employment discrimination cases.

Selected Representations

  • Lawsuit against major hospital claiming race discrimination, sex discrimination, retaliation and violation of various Georgia statutes. Obtained sufficient information through extensive discovery to show that the plaintiff violated various policies and that client did not violate any laws. After 18 months of discovery, summary judgment was granted.
  • Lawsuit alleged race discrimination and retaliation. Summary judgment obtained under Georgia Whistleblower Act. State court litigation alleged violations of various Georgia laws, including Georgia Whistleblower Act, negligent retention, negligent supervision and other state laws.
  • Jury trial resulted in defense verdict on all claims of false imprisonment, kidnapping, and assault and battery. Client sued on claims of assault and battery, false imprisonment, kidnapping and other theories. Verdict for employer.
  • HUD investigation dismissals. Several clients have been accused of violating Fair Housing Laws and discriminating against residents based on race, sex and disability. All such cases have resulted in dismissals.
  • Retaliation for Making OSHA Complaint. Plaintiffs contended that they were terminated in retaliation for disclosure of violations of federal and state laws. Employer terminated based on failure to properly perform job duties. Trial of case lasted 13 days. Verdict was issued in favor of county government. Case currently pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.


Atlanta Bar Association, 1977-present, Employment Law Section

Past President of Labor & Employment Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia, 1977-present

Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of American Bar Association, 1980-present

Lawyers Club of Atlanta, 1980-present

The Florida Bar, 1978-present

Community Involvement

Haygood Memorial United Methodist Church

Druid Hills Golf Club


Speaking Engagements



News Releases


Emory University School of Law, JD, with distinction, 1977

Kalamazoo College, Economics, summa cum laude, 1974

Bar Admissions



Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court


Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

The Best Lawyers in America®, 2016-2022

Georgia Super Lawyers, 2004-2016

Georgia Trend Legal Elite, Labor, Employment and Immigration 2013

Awarded Employment Law expert designation in Florida