Eliza Taylor specializes in high-stakes business litigation where she represents plaintiffs and defendants. Her practice encompasses a broad range of matters, from business disputes and intellectual property cases to responding to third-party subpoenas issued in civil cases and government investigations.
Taylor’s experience spans multiple industries, with a noteworthy representation of clients in retail, including a Fortune 20 big-box retailer and the leading franchisor of fresh fruit arrangements and food and gift items.
Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Curtis L. Collier in the Eastern District of Tennessee.
She received her Juris Doctor with high honors from the Emory University School of Law and earned membership in the Order of the Coif and the Order of the Barristers. While in law school, Taylor served as a student attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia and the Barton Juvenile Defender Clinic and interned for the Honorable Timothy C. Batten in the Northern District of Georgia. Additionally, she was a member of the Moot Court Society and directed Emory’s Civil Rights & Liberties Competition while in law school.
Taylor earned her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Furman University.
Successfully represented one of the nation’s top power companies in a multi-billion-dollar dispute over a nuclear power plant project.
Secured multi-million-dollar awards for damages and attorney’s fees in a breach-of-contract action in a bench trial in federal court.
Achieved dismissal with prejudice and attorney’s fee award on behalf of a Fortune 20 company in tort action.
Represents a corporate franchising company in an intellectual property dispute over the use of computer software, winning summary judgment on trade secrets and copyright claims against the company.
Represents a car dealership in putative class action against Fortune 50 car manufacturer.
Represents a corporate franchising company in pursuing fraud and theft claims on behalf of a corporate franchising company against a former executive related to alleged kickback scheme.
Regularly represents a Fortune 20 big-box retailer in connection with private and government-issued subpoenas and associated litigation.
Federal Bar Association, Member
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2020, with High Honors
- Order of the Coif
- Order of the Barristers
- Pro Bono Publico Medal Recipient
- Dean’s Award in Legal Writing
- Moot Court Society
Furman University, B.A., 2015, cum laude
Law Clerk, Judge Curtis L. Collier, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 2020-2021
U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia:
- Student Attorney, Cyber & Intellectual Property Section
- Law Student Intern, Organized Crime & Gangs Section
- State Bar of Georgia