Taylor M. Thompson

Associate

Cleveland
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Overview

Taylor Thompson represents clients in civil litigation and government investigations. His strong writing skills and relentless work ethic have made him an asset to teams advocating for companies and individuals in a variety of settings, including the landmark PG&E bankruptcy, white-collar criminal investigations, election law disputes and administrative proceedings before public utilities commissions and environmental regulators across the country.

Select Experience

  • Served as a member of the claims estimation and litigation team representing the Official Committee of Tort Claimants during the PG&E bankruptcy, ultimately helping to secure a $13.5 billion settlement on behalf of victims of the 2017 and 2018 California wildfires.
  • Represents regulated utilities, competitive suppliers and other entities before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Worked to secure a highly favorable settlement for a retail energy company facing expulsion from the Ohio market after an unprecedented Commission-ordered investigation.
  • Assists with representation of individuals and companies in white collar matters and related civil litigation, including multiple high profile public corruption cases.
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Experience

  • Served as a member of the claims estimation and litigation team representing the Official Committee of Tort Claimants during the PG&E bankruptcy, ultimately helping to secure a $13.5 billion settlement on behalf of victims of the 2017 and 2018 California wildfires.
  • Represents regulated utilities, competitive suppliers and other entities before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Worked to secure a highly favorable settlement for a retail energy company facing expulsion from the Ohio market after an unprecedented Commission-ordered investigation.
  • Assists with representation of individuals and companies in white collar matters and related civil litigation, including multiple high profile public corruption cases.
  • Participated in multiple high-stakes election law matters, including redistricting, recount and ballot-access litigation at the federal and state levels.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Community

  • Columbia College Alumni Association
  • Harvard Club of Northeast Ohio
  • Federalist Society

Prior Positions

  • Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney's Office: Intern (2018)
  • National Republican Senatorial Committee: Legal Intern, Office of the General Counsel (2016)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2018, cum laude; Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Executive Editor
  • B.A., Columbia College, Columbia University, 2014, cum laude