Matthew A. Taylor is Vice Chairman of the Firm and Chairman of Duane Morris' Trial Practice Group. The Trial Practice Group consists of nearly 350 attorneys in 22 offices. Mr. Taylor also serves on the firm's Executive Committee.
Mr. Taylor practices in the area of commercial litigation, handling matters in state and federal courts across the United States. Mr. Taylor also represents corporate boards and individual corporate officers and directors in internal and government investigations and related proceedings. He is an active trial lawyer dealing with matters in banking and securities law, RICO, corporate governance, commercial real estate, computer software and hardware, product liability (with a concentration in medical devices), and corporate directors and officers liability and indemnification. Mr. Taylor handles a wide range of employment matters involving noncompete, trade secrets and business related torts. Mr. Taylor represents medical device manufacturers nationally in product liability matters and in connection with commercial disputes between the manufacturer and its distributors.
Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York, Mr. Taylor is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, is a member of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia bar associations, the International Association of Defense Counsel and the Drug and Medical Device Committee of the Defense Research Institute. He is listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in general commercial litigation. Mr. Taylor is a 1989 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and a graduate of Boston College.