January 2022– Winslow Taylor has been named a North Carolina Super Lawyer, a recognition achieved by only 5% of all North Carolina lawyers. Dan Taylor was also named a North Carolina Super Lawyer. This is the sixteenth consecutive year that Dan has received this recognition.
January 2022 – Winslow Taylor, in a North Carolina federal court action, represented a swimmer who was struck by the prop of an outboard motorboat near Wilmington, North Carolina. Liability was highly contested. Prior to trial Winslow successfully negotiated a confidential settlement to compensate his client for the permanent disfigurement, pain and suffering his client sustained.
December 2021– Dan Taylor concluded the representation of an irrevocable trust that held shares in a privately owned corporation which was sold to ESOP.
December 2021– Winslow Taylor, co-counsel with Ellis Boyle of Knott & Boyle, settled a 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 inmate wrongful death action against the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department for $1,800,000. The action was pending in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.
November 2021– Winslow Taylor represented two individuals who rented a house in the mountains of North Carolina. The rented house featured a zip line for use by renters. Unbeknownst to the renters, the zip line had been improperly installed and maintained. The party riding the defective zip line suffered a broken ankle. Another party, attempting to stop the rider, sprained his hand as a result of his attempt to help the zip line rider. Winslow’s clients obtained settlements of $225,000 and $9000, respectively.
August 2021– Dan Taylor concluded the representation of a national waste services company in a fee and service dispute with a North Carolina municipality.
July 31, 2021– Dan Taylor has been named the Triad’s 2022 Lawyer of the Year for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants by Best Lawyers in America. It is the sixth time Dan has been recognized as a Triad’s Lawyer of the Year, and the second time he has been so recognized for Mass Tort/Class Actions-Defendants.
May 2021– Taylor & Taylor represented Sea Glass, LLC, the owner of a 74′ Power Catamaran yacht which failed to perform as warranted. After substantial negotiations and testing, a settlement was reached which resulted in the exchange of the Power Catamaran for a larger, better equipped mono hull yacht.
March 2021– Winslow Taylor, represented a boat owner in an action pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. The boat owner sustained severe injuries when the vessel’s engine room hatch failed. The matter was resolved through a confidential settlement agreement prior to trial with the client recovering for his physical injuries as well as the pain and suffering he experienced.
December 22, 2020 – Winslow Taylor, representing Atlantic Coast Marine Group, was successful in having the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit dismiss Appellants Richard Hannye and Phoenician Yachts, LTD’s appeal from an order entered by the Honorable Richard E. Myers, II of the Eastern District of North Carolina denying Appellants’ motion to dismiss Atlantic Coast Marine Group’s action to compel arbitration for lack of personal jurisdiction.
December 1, 2020 – Taylor & Taylor has been recognized in the 2021 Edition of “Best Law Firms” published by Best Lawyers in America for its work in ERISA Litigation and Securities Litigation (both Tier 1 recognitions), as well as more generally for Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Mass Tort Litigation / Class actions–Defendants. As with the individual Best Lawyers recognition, the firm’s selection is based on review by peers in the Triad Region of North Carolina. This is the second consecutive year that the firm has received this distinguished recognition.
August 5, 2020 – Winslow Taylor has received an “AV Preeminent” rating, the highest possible, from Martindale-Hubbell, a highly regarded information services company serving the legal profession. The designation is reserved for attorneys rated by their peers on ethical standards as well as legal expertise and is awarded to only 10% of attorneys in the United States. Winslow specializes in commercial litigation, plaintiff’s personal injury litigation and maritime law.
July 31, 2020 – Dan Taylor has been named the Triad’s 2021 Lawyer of the Year for Litigation-Banking & Finance by Best Lawyers of America. He is being recognized for his expertise in Commercial Litigation, ERISA litigation, Intellectual Property litigation and Securities Litigation by Best Lawyers‘ national rankings.
January 1, 2020 – Dan Taylor has once again been named as a North Carolina Super Lawyer recognizing him in the top 5% of all North Carolina lawyers for the fifteenth consecutive year.
November 1, 2019 – Taylor & Taylor has been recognized in the 2020 Edition of “Best Law Firms” published by Best Lawyers in America for its work in ERISA Litigation and Securities Litigation (both Tier 1 recognitions), as well as more generally for Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Mass Tort Litigation / Class actions–Defendants. As with the individual Best Lawyers recognition, the firm’s selection is based on review by peers in the Triad Region of North Carolina.
August 15, 2019 – Dan Taylor has been chosen for the sixteenth consecutive year as one of the Best Lawyers in America 2020. The selection is based on reviews by his peers in the Triad Region of North Carolina. Dan was recognized for his expertise in Commercial Litigation as well as his specific expertise in the areas of Banking and Finance litigation, ERISA litigation, Intellectual Property litigation, Securities litigation and Mass Tort litigations / Class Actions litigation.
January 4, 2019 – Salvage Claim & Attorney’s fees Awarded to Taylor & Taylor’s Client— Winslow Taylor, representing Atlantic Coast Marine Group, Inc., prevailed in a hotly contested maritime salvage claim against California base Dutra Group, Owner of the Dredge, Paula Lee. The 250’, 2095 gross ton dredge barge Paula Lee became disabled in the vicinity of the Beaufort Inlet and in the path of tropical storm Julia on September 15, 2016, when Atlantic Coast Marine Group’s assistance was requested. Following a successful salvage operation, The Dutra Group failed to honor its legal obligations, requiring the filing of a salvage claim. A three-member Boat US arbitration panel awarded Winslow’s client the full amount of damages prayed for, along with interest and attorney’s fees.
January 28, 2019 – Taylor & Taylor Obtains Dismissal with Prejudice of Securities Class Action for Underwriter Clients — Dan Taylor and William J. Sushon of O’Melveny & Myers LLP, New York, New York representing defendants Piper Jaffray & Co, JMP Securities, LLC and Wedbush Securities Inc. in September 2018 obtained a Recommendation by Magistrate Judge Joi Elizabeth Peake that punitive class action claims brought by plaintiff Victor Miriyala et. al. pursuant to Sections 11, 12(a) and 15 of the Securities Act of 1933 and Sections 10(b)(5) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 against the defendants be dismissed with prejudice. On January 28, 2019, United States District Judge Catherine C. Eagles accepted the recommendation and the plaintiffs’ claims were dismissed with prejudice.