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 . 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.