Taylor’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, employment litigation, general tort liability litigation, and medical and legal malpractice defense.

Before joining Hart Wagner, Taylor worked for an employment defense firm representing insurers and employers in workers’ compensation, OSHA, and employment matters.  Prior to that, Taylor served as a Special Prosecutor for the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office where he represented the State of Oregon in various criminal trials and hearings.

Taylor graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2016 where he served as an editor for the Lewis & Clark Law Review.  During this time, Taylor also represented Lewis & Clark as a member of its mock trial team which competed in a regional competition against other top law schools.  Taylor gained additional litigation experience during law school as a law clerk for a prominent Portland litigation firm and as an extern for the Honorable Henry C. Breithaupt of the Oregon Tax Court.

During his free time, Taylor can be found on the basketball court or at one of his favorite local golf courses.


Lewis & Clark Law School
J.D., 2016

Walla Walla University
B.A., History, 2013


Hart Wagner LLP
Associate Attorney, February 2018 – present

Cummins, Goodman, Denley & Vickers, PC
Litigation Associate, February 2017 – January 2018

Haglund Kelley, LLP
Contract Attorney/Law Clerk, May 2015 – April 2016; February 2017

Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office
Special Prosecutor, September 2016 – January 2017

Oregon Tax Court
Extern to the Honorable Henry C. Breithaupt, May 2014 – August 2014

Admitted To Practice

Oregon State Court

Professional Activities and Associations

Oregon State Bar

Multnomah Bar Association

Oregon Association of Defense Counsel