Paul Morrison-Taylor, Phillips Lytle Counsel

Paul Morrison-Taylor

Counsel
Buffalo
(716) 847-5406
ptaylor@phillipslytle.com
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Mr. Morrison-Taylor’s trial practice includes the defense and prosecution of personal injury litigation (product liability, workplace and premises liability, and vehicle negligence), the prosecution and defense of commercial litigation (automobile dealer financing and operations issues, shareholder disputes, and ERISA), and the prosecution and defense of real property tax assessment and eminent domain proceedings.

Mr. Morrison-Taylor is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee, as well as the Contingent Fee Committee.

Additional Areas of Focus

Real Property Valuation, Eminent Domain and Tax Assessment

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Honors & Awards

  • Listed as a Leading Individual in Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, 2017-2018
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Named the Best Lawyers® Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in Buffalo, 2013
  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2010-2018
  • Listed in Legal Elite of WNY, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal, 2015-2016
  • Listed in Who’s Who In Law, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1980
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.S., cum laude, 1974

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
    • Practice and Procedure Committee
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Trial Lawyers Section
  • New York State Assessors’ Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association

Past Activities

  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, Adjunct Professor: Trial Technique
  • The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc., Board Member
  • United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, Firm Chair
  • Town of Boston, Zoning Board of Appeals, Member
  • Bar Association of Erie County, Judiciary Committee, Member
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Aurora Waldorf School