Cranfill Sumner LLP today announced that Taylor Sweet has joined the firm as an associate attorney based in the firm’s Charlotte office. She will focus her practice primarily in civil litigation.

Sweet previously worked at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg District Attorney’s Office where she gained trial court experience prosecuting misdemeanor crimes in District Court, focusing primarily on domestic violence charges.

She received her law degree from American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. Throughout law school, she served as a Senior Articles Editor for the Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law and interned for the Honorable Judge Beshouri in D.C. Superior Court.

She received undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Public Relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.