Clients call on Taylor to help on issues at the intersection of business and technology. She helps clients with contracts involving intellectual property and data rights, organizational initiatives involving data privacy regulatory and compliance tasks, and navigating the mitigation and response processes following detection of data security incidents. With her engineering background, Taylor is able to talk through technical details with engineers and information technologists, keeping the big picture strategies and goals in mind.

Taylor works on transactional matters, preparing and negotiating commercial contracts and working with business stakeholders in research and development and information security to address their business concerns in the final agreements.  She also advises clients on breach notification response procedures under US federal and state law, and US-based clients on their collection and use of personal information, including implications under international laws, such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association Section for Privacy and Data Security
  • Chair, Communications Subcommittee, North Carolina Bar Association Section for Privacy and Data Security
Experience

Any result the lawyer or law firm may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

  • Worked on response to vendor data security incidents affecting client employee data, including notification letters to regulators and individuals and call-center set-up and processes.
  • Negotiated software license agreements, software-as-a-service agreements and other software technology agreements, supporting clients’ procurement departments.
  • Represented an early-stage bone and joint fastener technology company in its intellectual property licensing and commercialization strategy.
  • Updated online privacy policy and terms of use to reflect changes in US state laws for an e-commerce company.
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Bar admissions

2016, North Carolina

Admitted to practice before:

  • All North Carolina State Courts

Education

  • J.D., 2016, Wake Forest University School of Law
    • cum laude
    • Notes and Comments Editor, Wake Forest Law Review, 2015-2016
    • Teaching Assistant, Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research I & II, Writing for Judicial Chambers
  • M.S., 2012, The Ohio State University: Biomedical Engineering
  • B.S., 2011, The Ohio State University: Biomedical Engineering/Minor, Life Sciences
    • cum laude
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