Taylor English Bolsters Litigation Practice with Jay Patton
Taylor English is pleased to announce the addition of Jay Patton to the firm’s Litigation practice. Patton is the latest attorney to join the firm in 2013, bringing the total number of new hires to 12 this year, keeping pace with their recent recognition as one of Atlanta’s Fastest Growing Law Firms by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Patton represents and advises companies involved in consumer driven litigation and business to business disputes. He handles a variety of matters ranging from products liability and toxic torts to complex business litigation, with substantial experience managing multi-jurisdictional litigation on both a regional and national level. Patton previously served as Senior Counsel, asbestos litigation at Georgia-Pacific, LLC. Prior to Georgia-Pacific, he was a partner at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP and Bryan Cave, LLC.
“Jay is an accomplished attorney who understands not only how to provide the kind of client service and efficient counsel on which Taylor English has built its reputation, but also has the ability to grow the firm’s business into 2014,” said Al Hill, the firm’s managing partner. “We are excited that Jay has decided to join Taylor English.”
"I had the pleasure of working with Jay when we were both at Powell Goldstein (now Bryan Cave)," added Todd Jones, head of the firm's Litigation Department, "From both a personal and professional standpoint, he exemplifies the type of experienced litigator Taylor English is known for and we are proud to have him join our team."
Patton is a member the State Bar of Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the State University of New York at Oswego and his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia.