Executive Board Members – Mississippi Sports Law Review

Taylor Story | Editor-in-Chief

Taylor is a third-year law student and currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Mississippi Sports Law Review. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Taylor attended the University of Mississippi, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in managerial finance. Taylor has worked as an intern for United States Senator Lamar Alexander and a legal intern at ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During the 2019-2020 school year Taylor was a member of the Low-Income Housing Clinic and Advanced Housing Clinic working on numerous federal civil rights cases. Beyond the Mississippi Sports Law Review, Taylor also serves as president of the Phi Delta Phi International Honor Society, and is a member of the Federalist Society, and Student Health Law Association. During the spring semester, Taylor will extern with Judge Michael P. Mills, of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi.

Sachi Denham | Executive Editor

Sachi is a third-year law student and the current Executive Editor of the Mississippi Sports Law Review. Sachi is from Ocean Springs, Mississippi on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. She graduated in May 2018 from the University of Mississippi, where she majored in History and minored in Spanish. Sachi’s interest in sports began at an early age with going to the Grove and attending University of Mississippi football games every fall with her family, as her father was also a University of Mississippi alumnus. Sachi’s favorite sports overall are lacrosse, fencing, and swimming – as she grew up playing those sports.

Rachel Henderson | Senior Editor

Rachel Henderson is a third-year law student and serves as the Senior Editor of the Mississippi Sports Law Review for the 2020-2021 academic year. A native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Rachel attended Mississippi State University, where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences and a double minor in business administration and psychology. She served as an Honor Council Representative for both the 2018- 2019 and 2019-2020 academic years, and currently, she is serving as the Honor Council Chair of the Student Body Association. Rachel has worked as a legal intern in the Mississippi Secretary of State, Policy and Research Division, and a judicial intern for both the Honorable R. David Proctor in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and the Honorable Karon Bowdre in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. During summer 2020, Rachel was a summer associate at Cannon Law Group, PLLC, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Rachel expects to graduate in May of 2021.

Andrew Todd | Outreach Editor

Andrew is a third-year law student and currently serves as the Outreach Editor of the Mississippi Sports Law Review. While originally from Palestine, Texas, Andrew will be serving as a Temporary Law Clerk to Judge Mark Norris in Memphis following his graduation in December. An alumni of Texas A&M University, Andrew spends most of his Saturdays in the Fall following his Aggies and Rebels. Beyond the Mississippi Sports Law Review, Andrew also serves on the Negotiation and Trial Advocacy Boards, and is the current president of the Ole Miss Law chapter of the Federalist Society.

Conner Whitten | Business Editor

Conner Whitten is a third-year law student and serves as the Business Editor of the Mississippi Sports Law Review for the 2020-2021 academic year. Conner graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. During Conner’s collegiate career, he served on the Dean of Student’s Student Conduct Board, the Student Association, the Involvement Ambassadors’ Executive Committee, as the Interfraternity Council’s Director of Recruitment, and as President of his fraternity where he was named 2016 President of the Year.

Conner also represented MSU and the Mississippi community as a student lobbyist in conjunction with the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition, which takes place on Capitol Hill each spring. Conner is a graduate of the 2017 William A. Demmer Scholar’s Program, which takes place in Washington D.C. and focuses on federal environmental policy. Upon graduation, Conner was inducted into MSU’s Greek Hall of Fame. Before beginning Law School, Conner interned at the Mississippi Public Service Commission.

As a 1L, Conner served on the Senate Advisory Committee. During Conner’s 2L year he served as the Vice President of the Student Bar Association, as the Managing Editor of the Mississippi Sports Law Review, as the Vice-Chair to the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Bioscience General Committee, Vice-Chair to the Toxic Torts and Environmental Law General Committee, and Ex-Officio Member to the Outreach to Law Students Standing Committee in conjunction with the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. Conner is currently a member of the Negotiation Board, Moot Court Board, Business Law Network, Dean’s Leadership Council, and a Business Law Fellow. Conner also currently serves as Chair of the Negotiation Board.

During the summer of 2019, Conner clerked for Balch and Bingham in their Gulfport, Mississippi office. In conjunction with the Business Law Fellowship program, Conner also worked for Entergy Mississippi in the corporation’s legal department. During the summer of 2020, Conner clerked for Baker Donelson in the firm’s Jackson, Mississippi office as well as with for Balch and Bingham in their Gulfport, Mississippi office.