Taylor H. Allin Associate

     

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Taylor Allin focuses primarily on complex litigation involving catastrophic injury, transportation, construction defect, employment, commercial disputes and general liability matters in many jurisdictions, primarily in Arizona and Utah. In addition, he defends medical practitioners and facilities and is familiar with the substance and nuance of matters involving allied health care providers. Taylor has successfully handled numerous arbitrations/mediations and all phases of litigation. He is a leader of the Wilson Elser associate team in Phoenix, the office mentor and the lead for the 24/7 emergency response team in Arizona. He also is a member of the firm’s National Trial Team and has tried cases in federal and state court and handles private arbitration as well. 

Taylor has experience with a wide range of transportation matters, including bodily injury, wrongful death, employment, premises liability, contracts and product liability. He is well versed in dealing with trucking, automobile, automated people mover, air transport and marine/admiralty matters. Taylor also defends and manages claims on behalf of bars and restaurants in the areas of personal injury, premises liability and dram shop law. 

In defense of petroleum companies, Taylor has handled an array of toxic tort, product liability and personal injury matters in Arizona and other western states. He also has handled commercial disputes involving construction companies, transportation companies and other business concerns. 

Taylor regularly handles employment matters before state and federal courts and agencies regarding issues such as wage-and-hour, employee misclassification, discrimination and harassment, and wrongful termination. He provides counsel and training to employers on discrimination and harassment prevention and managing employees within the law. 

In law school, Taylor assisted impoverished families through issues with foreclosure and bankruptcy, where his work earned the Law Student Volunteer of the Month Award from Southern Arizona Legal Aid. Taylor also had externships with the office of general counsel for a major defense contractor and with Judge Richard Gordon at the Pima County Superior Court. Before joining the legal profession, Taylor was a long-time tennis instructor and he continues to be an avid tennis player and active volunteer in the tennis community.