Stephen E. Taylor

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Biography

Education

  • Williams College, A.B., 1970

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D., 1973 (Order of the Coif)
     

Clerkship

  • Honorable William T. Sweigert, United States District Court, Northern District
    of California, January 1974 to January 1976

     

Admissions

  • State Bar of California

  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California

  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
     

Employment

  • Taylor & Co. Law Offices, January 2020 to Present

  • Taylor & Company Law Offices, LLP, November 1992 to December 2019

  • Kindel & Anderson, August 1989 to October 1992

  • Graham & James, July 1976 to August 1989
     

Professional Activities

  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers (President in 2001; Member 1979 to Present)

  • Northern District of California Federal Practice Program (Board Member 1999
    to 2016)

  • Federal Practice Programs in conjunction with Judges of the Northern District of California on various topics, including Case Evaluation, Case Management, Evidence Fundamentals and Pretrial Practice

  • Appointed as Special Master by the Honorable Marilyn Hall Patel in the Northern District of California, Olive, et al. v. Phillips, et al., Case No. C-89-4331 (MHP)

  • Appointed as Special Master by the Honorable James Ware in the Northern District of California, In re Scorpion Technologies Securities Litigation, Case No. C-93-20333 (JW)

  • Appointed as Special Prosecutor by the Honorable James Ware in the Northern District of California, E-Smart Technologies v. Drizen, Case No. C-06-05528 (MHP)

  • Bar Association of San Francisco (Board of Directors 1996 to 1999; Member from 1977 to Present)

  • Northern District of California Federal Court’s Public Service Award for Program on New Approaches to Case Management

  • Adjunct Professor at The University of California, Berkeley School of Law, teaching Remedies course (1995-1996; 2004)

  • Co-Author of California Negotiations and Settlement Handbook, Bancroft-Whitney

  • Member, Board of Editors of Federal Litigation Guide”, Matthew Bender

  • Board Member and Participant, The Institute for the Study and Development of
    Legal Systems,
    developing and presenting demonstrative Alternative Dispute Resolution programs to judges and lawyers in Morocco, France, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Palestine and Egypt (1993 – 2005)

  • Board Member, Centro Legal De La Raza (2011 - 2018)

  • Board Member, Workday Foundation (2011- Present)

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