Christopher Wren Taylor focuses exclusively on labor and employment law representing aggrieved employees in claims against their employers. He is an experienced trial attorney who has represented clients in jury trials and arbitrations. He aims to prevent workplace injustice, knowing the undeserved outcomes of workplace conflict have real and immediate repercussions for individuals and their families. The fallout can be long-lasting financial and psychological injury devastating to families and underappreciated or misunderstood by outsiders.
Mr. Taylor has particular expertise in disability discrimination (e.g., pregnancy, disease, orthopedic injury, stress, depression, etc.), sex harassment and wrongful termination and draws on his many years of experience to navigate the complex web of state and federal laws protecting employees rights.
Mr. Taylor was named to the 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 Super Lawyers lists published by Thomson Reuters, an honor bestowed on attorneys with a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. In 2014 and 2015, Mr. Taylor was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, an honor given to only 2.5% of California lawyers under the age of 40 each year. Mr. Taylor's office is located in Pasadena, California. He represents clients throughout California, primarily in the counties of Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, and Ventura.
Formerly, Mr. Taylor was an associate at Larson, Garrick & Lightfoot, LLP defending Fortune 500 companies in product liability and employment cases.
Mr. Taylor began his legal career as an associate attorney on personal injury and product liability actions, specializing in pharmaceutical litigation at the Pasadena law firm, Gancedo & Nieves, LLP. Mr. Taylor played leadership roles on the science and discovery committees in Federal MDL and California coordinated actions involving the drugs Vioxx, Bextra, and Celebrex. In 2007, Mr. Taylor spoke at the Winter convention of the American Association for Justice in Miami on the mechanism of action of cox-2 Inhibitors. In 2005, Mr Taylor spoke at the Mealey's Vioxx Litigation Conference in New Orleans on general causation strategy for Vioxx-related injurires injuries.
Prior to law school, Mr. Taylor worked in entertainment industry as a production executive at Twentieth Century Fox helping develop numerous successful movies to the screen.
Mr. Taylor graduated from Loyola Law School with a Juris Doctor and Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelors in Business Administration.
When not working for his clients, Mr. Taylor religiously follows Notre Dame college football and spends time with his wife, who is also a practicing attorney, and their toddler.