Phil Horlacher is a trial attorney who handles primarily labor and employment matters, including sexual harassment, COVID-19 retaliation, gender discrimination, disability discrimination, wrongful termination, and whistleblowing.  

Before joining Taylor Labor Law, Mr. Horlacher litigated high-conflict cases in Los Angeles’s Juvenile Dependency Court. As a trial attorney, Mr. Horlacher represented hundreds of clients in cases involving serious allegations, including sexual abuse, domestic violence, and substance abuse. Mr. Horlacher argued cases before the Court every day for two years, took many cases to trial each week, and helped hundreds of families from our most vulnerable communities.


When Mr. Horlacher first practiced law, he worked as an in-house attorney for a West Los Angeles financial services firm. As an in-house attorney, Mr. Horlacher became familiar with human resources and labor practices, as well as with taxation and corporate compliance issues.


Mr. Horlacher graduated with Honors from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, where he was awarded his Juris Doctor Degree. As a law student, Mr. Horlacher clerked for Hon. Margaret A. Nagle (Ret.) in the United States District Court, Central District of California. Mr. Horlacher also clerked for the Los Angeles County District Attorney, Organized Crime Division.


Mr. Horlacher is licensed to practice law in the State of California. He is also admitted to the United States District Court, Central District. 

During his free time, Mr. Horlacher enjoys creative writing, photography, and exploring Los Angeles.