Taylor was born and raised in Greenwood, South Carolina. She graduated from the University of South Carolina, in 2006, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a dual focus on Marketing and Management.
She then moved to Charleston, South Carolina, where she attended the Charleston School of Law. While in law school, Taylor was an active member of the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, the Real Estate Society, Children's Rights and Family Law Society, and Women in Law Society. Taylor was also honored by receiving the CALI Excellence for the Future award in the study of Criminal Trial Practice. After graduating from law school in 2009, Taylor worked as an associate for the Law Offices of Paul E. Tinkler until she recently opened her own practice in March of 2015.
Taylor has been a member of the South Carolina Bar and Charleston County Bar since being admitted to practice law in 2010. She is also licensed to practice in the Federal District Court of South Carolina and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Taylor is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association and was awarded the "Top 40 Under 40," in 2012. Taylor is also a member of the South Carolina Association for Justice, National Women Trial Lawyers, and American Bar Association.
Since being admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2010, Taylor has practiced almost exclusively in the Family Courts of South Carolina. She established QDRO Professionals, LLC in 2013, which offers an all-inclusive service assisting attorneys and clients with the intricacies of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders. In addition to her active litigation practice, Taylor is also a certified Family Court Mediator and acts as a Guardian ad Litem in private custody matters.
Taylor currently resides in James Island and enjoys serving as one of the chair members for the Cinderella Project of Charleston, spending time with her husband and daughter on the beach or the boat, and playing with her two dogs.
Brittany was born in a small farm town in northwest Ohio where she spent most of her childhood, with the exception of her middle school years where she lived in Texas. She attended the University of Toledo in Ohio where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Social Thought. During her undergraduate studies, she participated in the inaugural class of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Project and worked for the UT Foundation in development. She also interned for J. Alan Smith of Cory, Meredith, Witter, Anderson & Smith, LPA. After spending a semester studying Law and Politics at Reading University in England, during her senior year, she knew she was ready to move out of state again.
In 2011, Brittany relocated to Charleston, South Carolina. She began working as a paralegal in 2013 and decided to attend law school in 2016. While at the Charleston School of Law, she served as a Fellow in the Legal Research and Writing Department, the Student Bar Association Treasurer, the Secretary and then Vice President of the Child Advocacy and Family Law Society, and a Student Representative for the Law Student Affiliates Division of the SC Bar. As a member of the Moot Court Board, Brittany competed and won the 2018 National Tax Moot Court Competition and the 2018 Best Individual Advocate Award at the E. Earle Zehmer National Moot Court Competition. Brittany was also awarded 2nd Best Brief award in the 2017 Internal Moot Court Competition for the Charleston School of Law. In December, 2018, she graduated with honors in the top 6% of her class.
During law school Brittany clerked for Emily G. Johnston in Mount Pleasant, as well as Jay Ward of McGowan, Hood, and Felder. She joined the Law Office of Taylor Long in March 2019 and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in May 2019. Brittany also volunteers for Vantage Point Foundation helping veterans with their transition into their civilian careers after service. Her areas of practice include Family Law and Veterans Affairs.
Ms. Long also owns QDRO Professionals which offers an efficient, all-inclusive service drafting and submitting Qualified Domestic Relations Orders ("QDRO") for attorneys and parties involved in the divorce process. Unlike most QDRO companies, QDRO Professionals handles every step in the QDRO process for a low flat-fee. QDRO Professionals will draft the QDRO, communicate with the Plan Administrator for pre-approval, send the QDRO to each party for review and signature, submit the QDRO to the Judge for filing, and then send the certified QDRO to the Plan Administrator for final approval. QDRO Professionals takes the headache away from you having to communicate back and forth with Plan Administrators. If you need assistance with the QDRO process, or if you simply have a question for our attorneys, please give us a call today!