Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1988
Honors: Carswell Scholar
Wake Forest University, 1985
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Mr. Taylor came to Winston-Salem from his hometown of Tarboro, North Carolina to attend Wake Forest University in 1981. Mr. Taylor received his bachelor’s degree in History with a minor in Latin from Wake Forest University, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1985. Mr. Taylor received his Juris Doctor Degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1988.
Mr. Taylor served as a law clerk to the Hon. Hiram H. Ward, United States District Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina, from 1988 to 1990. In 1990, Mr. Taylor began the private practice of law with Allman, Spry, Humphreys, Leggett and Howington, PLLC where he practiced civil litigation until 1994 when he moved to Robinson, Maready, Lawing & Comerford, LLP. At the Robinson firm, Mr. Taylor engaged in a broad civil litigation practice including professional malpractice litigation, wrongful death and personal injury litigation, complex business litigation, employment disputes, insurance bad faith litigation and civil rights litigation.
In 2014, Mr. Taylor came to Morrow Porter Vermitsky & Taylor, PLLC where he continues a similar practice, representing plaintiffs in complex wrongful death and personal injury actions of all types as well as individuals and companies in corporate and commercial litigation.
Mr. Taylor is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the Forsyth County Bar. He is admitted to practice in all North Carolina Courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
He is a Superior Court Mediator, certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, has an AV practice rating conferred by Martindale-Hubble and has been recognized as among the Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Commercial Litigation since 2012.