Taylor L. Freeman

Associate

Taylor L. Freeman

Associate

Taylor L. Freeman is a trial lawyer who focuses on complex commercial litigation including breach of contract, energy, tort, intellectual property and construction.

He formerly was an associate at Jones Day in Houston. He also served as a volunteer prosecutor in the City of Houston Legal Department, managing  a  criminal docket and misdemeanor prosecution for Houston Municipal Court.

Mr. Freeman was named on the 2018 Texas Rising Stars list for his excellence in business litigation. Rising Stars, which is compiled by Thomson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers, honors leading attorneys age 40 and younger and those who have been in practice no more than 10 years.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK:

  • Served as lead counsel for plaintiffs in securing jury verdict for 100% of requested damages and legal fees in contract dispute case.
  • Obtained defense jury verdict win for motel client accused of negligence in premises liability case See details here
  • Experience drafting a wide array of pleadings, pre- and post-trial motions, and other briefing in state and federal court
  • Advised clients on intellectual property matters with a focus on the licensing and use of open source software
  • Experience taking and defending depositions involving both fact and expert witnesses
  • Served as lead counsel in multiple consumer credit and Fair Credit Reporting Act disputes
  • Provided trial preparation, logistics, and support for trial, including creation of pre-trial submissions, proposed jury instructions, witness outlines, and trial demonstratives
  • Conducted multiple jury trials to verdict as volunteer prosecutor, achieving class-leading conviction rate

IN THE NEWS

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EDUCATION

  • J.D., New York University School of Law
    • Moot Court Board (a journal at NYU), Competitions Staff Editor
    • Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Society, Member
  • B.S., Texas A&M University
    • President’s Endowed Scholarship for Leadership and Community Service
    • Director’s Excellence Award for Academics

ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Southern District of Texas

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2018 Texas Rising Star honors for business litigation, a list compiled by Texas Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business
  • 2018 Fellow for the Houston Young Lawyers Foundation

PRESENTATIONS

  • The Heightened Developments in D&O Liability Exposure: Important Highlights Uncovered!, The Knowledge Group webinar, July 2017.
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