Rhonda J. Parish


Orlando, Florida

Rhonda Parish is a member of t|e General Counsel, the firm’s fractional GC practice. Utilizing her general counsel and corporate secretary experience, Ms. Parish works with companies on a myriad of legal and compliance challenges including corporate governance, diversity and inclusiveness, P&L management, and legal department best practices.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Ms. Parish was the Chief Legal Officer at Ruby Tuesday, the Chief Legal and Risk Officer at Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, the Chief Legal Officer at Denny’s, and the Assistant General Counsel at Walmart.

Ms. Parish is also active volunteer with IDignity, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in Central Florida, that was created in 2008 to assist the disadvantaged in navigating the complexities and financial burden of obtaining the documentation required by the State of Florida to obtain an ID or license. With the documents IDignity obtains on behalf of its clients, these individuals are then able to apply for employment or school, obtain access to shelters, seek help from social service programs, open a bank account or cash a check, secure housing, or overcome many other obstacles to becoming self-sufficient.

She is a frequent conference panelist and speaker.

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  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • IDignity, Volunteer


  • 2021 IDignity Golden Ticket Award, Volunteer Service Award

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Business
  • Restaurant
  • Retail


  • University of Arkansas School of Law, JD, 1981
  • University of Central Arkansas, BS Political Science, 1978

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas


  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas


American Staffing Association’s Staffing World 2022

November 7th, 2022

On October 25-27, I had the pleasure of attending the American Staffing Association (ASA) annual Staffing World Conference for the first…

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Conversations with TED: 2022 Challenges Women are Facing in the Restaurant Industry

August 31st, 2022

In this episode of Conversations with TED, we address some of the challenges facing women in the restaurant and hospitality industry. …

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Conversations with TED: Supply Chain Challenges in the Restaurant Industry

March 8th, 2022

In this episode of Conversations with TED, I address the topic of supply chain challenges. Restaurants depend heavily on supplies as they…

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Conversations with TED: Technology Trends Impacting the Restaurant Industry

March 3rd, 2022

In this episode of Conversations with TED, I highlight technology trends shaping the future of the restaurant industry. During the…

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