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Taylor English culture is devoted to creating value for all. While some firms are focused on value extraction, Taylor English is devoted to value creation and multiplication. At Taylor English, the culture is to treat others like you want to be treated.

Wayne Bond is a seasoned litigator and business advisor with more than 30 years’ experience. He has represented clients in high-profile cases with extensive media coverage. Mr. Bond has obtained favorable verdicts, judgments and settlements for defendants and plaintiffs. He handles cases seeking millions of dollars in business, commercial, product liability and personal injury damages, including one case where the claim was for $1.5 billion. He handles regulatory and criminal investigations by federal and state agencies and represents clients in criminal and civil litigation.

Mr. Bond serves part-time as a Special Assistant Administrative Law Judge for the Georgia Office of State Administrative Hearings. He also serves in alternative dispute resolution proceedings as advocate, mediator and court-appointed arbitrator.

Legal areas served include: breach of contract, commercial transactions, real estate, construction, corporate shareholder and partnership disputes, product liability, false advertising, lender liability, professional malpractice, corporate liability, personal injury, professional liability, clinical trials, employment disputes, government investigations, bankruptcy, white collar criminal crime, fraud, business torts and administrative hearings.

Client industries served include: technology, retail, food, education, hospitality, product manufacturing and distribution, transportation logistics, banks, financial services, insurance, real estate, construction, engineering, employee staffing, telecommunications, health care, medical devices, pharmaceutical and life sciences.

Wayne has lectured at numerous continuing professional education seminars and taught classes at the University of Georgia School of Law, the University of Georgia Business School, and Emory University.

Memberships

Atlanta International Arbitration Society, Board of Directors

Atlanta Bar Association: ACYL Board of Directors and Co-Chair of Law Day Committee (Committee of the Year Award)

Federalist Society

American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Consumer Financial Services Committee

Cobb County Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Alliance Defending Freedom

Georgia Asylum & Immigration Network

Community Involvement

Lifework Leadership Atlanta, Board of Directors 

Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Past Chairman of Finance Committee, Personnel Committee and Budget Planning Committee

Havenbrook Homeowner’s Association, Past President

Practice Highlights

Experience

Newsroom

Speaking Engagements

Publications

Education

University of Georgia, JD, magna cum laude, 1984

Kennesaw State College, BS, with honors, 1981

Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern Districts of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Middle Districts of Georgia

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Georgia Supreme Court

Georgia Court of Appeals

All Georgia trial courts      

Accolades

Chambers USA: Leading Lawyers for Business - Commercial Litigation, 2014-2016

Georgia Super Lawyers, 2015-2018

International Academy of Trial Lawyers Distinguished Achievement in Advocacy

American Lawyer Media: Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation & Product Liability, 2016-2018

Atlanta Magazine: Top Attorneys in Georgia, 2016-2018

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Top Rated Attorneys

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review (5.0 out of 5)

AVVO Rating (10 out of 10), 2017-2018

Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt