Taylor represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law, including wage-and-hour violations, discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims.
In addition to her experience with employment matters, Taylor has an extensive background in general litigation, including medical malpractice and products liability matters. She began her legal career at a medical malpractice defense firm, LaFollette Johnson, where she represented healthcare providers and hospitals in defending civil suits.
After LaFollete Johnson, Taylor became a Litigation associate at Buchalter where she worked on the Products Liability practice group. As an associate at Buchalter, Taylor advised and defended automobile and equipment manufacturers, insurance companies, and technology companies in negligence, personal and catastrophic injury, and wrongful death cases. She third-chaired a three-week products liability jury trial in September 2019, contributing to a verdict in favor of the firm’s client. In February 2021, she was on the trial team for a matter that went to trial in which the firm secured a jury verdict in favor of the firm’s client.
Taylor obtained her law degree from Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law in 2018. She graduated from UCLA in 2014 with a B.A. in political science.
Outside of the office, Taylor enjoys running, yoga, snowboarding, live music, cooking healthy/vegan foods, and trying new restaurants she has never dined at before.
- Served as third-chair during a jury trial for a products liability lawsuit. The plaintiff claimed the subject vehicle was defectively designed and manufactured and sought more than $40 million in damages against Hyundai. After a three-week trial, the jury returned a complete defense verdict. At trial, Taylor argued motions in limine and cross-examined witnesses. Romo v. Hyundai Motor America and Hyundai Motor Company (Los Angeles County Superior Court, Norwalk Courthouse).
- Represented Hyundai in a trial victory as a member of the trial team. The plaintiff claimed the subject vehicle was defectively designed and manufactured, seeking $15.4 million against Hyundai. The jury returned a complete defense verdict following a 10-day trial. Partaker v. Hyundai Motor America (Orange County Superior Court).