Randy L. Taylor
Partner

Partner Randy Taylor concentrates his litigation practice on business litigation, construction, contract law, insurance coverage, bad-faith, employer tort, legal and medical malpractice, premises and product liability, railroad and appellate matters. Randy has represented local, state, and federal government entities in high profile cases, including actions involving complex white-collar civil and multi-million dollar claims. He has effectively represented clients in 11 of the 12 Ohio Appellate District Courts, both the Northern and Southern Federal District Courts in both the Eastern and Western Divisions of Ohio, Circuit Courts in Kentucky and West Virginia and the Supreme Court of Appeals for West Virginia. Randy was a recipient of a Certificate of Meritorious Service while enlisted in the United States Navy from which he was honorably discharged. Randy enjoys being an outdoorsman and spending time with his family.

Education

  • James Madison University, B.A., summa cum laude,1994
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1998
  • Faculty Advisor’s Award
  • Barristers Award
  • Moot Court

Experience

Law Director, Tuscarawas Township (2005 to present)

Representative Matters

Represents clients in litigation matters involving business litigation, construction, contract law, insurance coverage, bad-faith, employer tort, legal and medical malpractice, premises and product liability, railroad and appellate matters.

Represents various local state and federal government entities in high profile cases, including actions involving complex white-collar civil and multi-million dollar claims.

Represents corporations in cases imposing potential multimillion dollar liability.

Professional Associations

Cleveland Association of Civil Trial Attorneys

Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys

Honors, Awards and Civic/Community Involvement

Ohio Super Lawyer for Civil Litigation: Defense, 2017, Thomson Reuters
Top Attorneys in Cleveland, Cleveland Magazine, January 2017
Recipient, Westfield Insurance Company's Golden Gavel Award, 2008
Ohio Rising Star for Civil Litigation Defense, 2007, Thomson Reuters
Lewis F. Powell, Jr. American College of Trial Lawyers for Excellence in Advocacy
Certificate of Merit by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Habitat for Humanity

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States Court of Appeal, Sixth Circuit
United States Supreme Court

Published Cases

Izev v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co. (2000), 88 Ohio St.3d 507
Spoerndle v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co. (2000), 88 Ohio St.3d 542
Nitchman v. Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins. Co. (2001), 146 Ohio App.3d 315
Johnston v. Johnston (2002), 119 Ohio Misc.2d 189


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