David Taylor is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Prior to moving to California and joining the firm in 2012, he held a similar position at Williams & Connolly LLP and was a staff attorney in the Special Litigation Division of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS).
Mr. Taylor has had a leading role in a wide variety of complex cases in federal and state courts across the country, with a particular emphasis on securities and legal malpractice litigation. He has successfully argued a motion for preliminary injunction in federal court; written winning motions for summary judgment, to dismiss, and to exclude expert testimony; routinely taken and defended depositions; and managed case teams both large and small.
In addition to his work at PDS, where his focus was affirmative civil rights litigation, Mr. Taylor has represented numerous clients on a pro bono basis, including death row inmates in habeas corpus proceedings and disabled veterans in a suit seeking permanent supportive housing from the VA.