Taylor Weaver is an associate at Williams & Connolly. She focuses her practice on complex civil litigation and investigations, representing clients in a broad range of civil matters, including antitrust litigation, false claims actions, and securities litigation and investigations.
In 2014, Taylor received her Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt Law School, where she graduated Order of the Coif and served as the Executive Managing Editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. Before joining Williams & Connolly, Taylor clerked for Judge W. Keith Watkins of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama and Senior Judge Andre M. Davis of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Co-Author, The Role of Personal Attributes and Social Backgrounds on Judging, Oxford Handbook of U.S. Judicial Behavior (2017, with Tracey E. George, edited by Lee Epstein and Stefanie Lindquist)
Though all cases vary and none is predictive, Taylor’s experience includes:
- Counsel for Fortune 500 corporation in qui tam false claims litigation in various state and federal courts, including a California state court action in which 45 local government entities intervened.
- Counsel for pharmaceutical company in antitrust litigations involving refusal to deal and pay for delay allegations.
- Counsel for former Chief Executive Officer in litigation and investigation concerning allegations of securities fraud.
- Counsel for pharmaceutical company in multi-district litigation involving numerous class and individual claims alleging price fixing and other anticompetitive conduct related to the pricing and marketing of various generic pharmaceuticals.
- Counsel for a medical device manufacturer in ongoing litigation against competitor and contract counterparty, asserting contract and unfair restraint of trade claims and seeking declaratory relief and damages.