Attorney Tanille Royston helps small businesses and their owners navigate the laws surrounding building and maintaining a workforce. She has a passion for teaching her clients about the nuts and bolts of employment laws.
Attorney Tanille Royston has an extensive history working with employers. As a sole practitioner, she helped business owners with employment classifications, unemployment issues and business contracts. As the human resources director at a small firm, she hired and fired employees, drafted handbooks, created policies and procedures, managed employees and represented the employer in unemployment hearings. As a human resources professional at a large corporation with a strong union, she resolved labor and employment issues, conducted disciplinary investigations, and settled grievances in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.
As owner of a small law firm, she advised employers on various employment laws, such as, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Attorney Tanille Royston also worked as a contract worker for the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division where she analyzed job offers, assessed job positions and established classifications and wages. She advised managers on employment regulations as well.
One of the highlights of Attorney Tanille Royston’s career was when she was appointed as the Magistrate of the 68th District Court in Flint, Michigan from 2007 to 2008. As a Magistrate, she presided over municipal pre-hearing conferences and small claims cases. She was one of the youngest people to serve on the bench in the state.
Attorney Tanille Royston attended the University of Michigan and Wayne State University Law School. She is licensed to practice law in Texas, Illinois and Michigan. She also received her Professional in Human Resources Certificate in 2012.