Ryan Taylor focuses his practice on commercial litigation including various business torts and professional liability matters.
Ryan represents clients in matters involving contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duties, and other business disputes. He assists clients on issues ranging from pre-litigation counseling to preparing cases for trial. Ryan also appears in both federal and state courts daily on behalf of a variety of corporate and municipal clients.
Ryan’s representation of clients includes obtaining the dismissal of a corporation in a breach of contract suit and defending the former agent of a professional athlete in proceedings involving claims for breach of fiduciary duty. Ryan also recently mediated a federal district court case that resulted in a favorable settlement on behalf of a corporation in a products liability lawsuit.
In addition, Ryan has previously represented a former Chief Financial Officer in a lawsuit brought against a Big Four accounting firm and two of its partners that settled on the eve of trial. In 2014, Ryan defended two corporations and its officers in two separate bench and jury trials in Illinois state court involving business tort claims. Ryan also regularly defends a number of corporate clients in premises liability and asbestos bodily injury matters.