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William James Taylor (Zak)

William James Taylor, American lawyer. Bar: California 1976, United States District Court (central district) California 1976, United States District Court (northern district) California 1977, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1977, United States District Court (eastern district) California 1980, United States Supreme Court 1980, United States Tax Court 1988.

Background

  • Taylor, William James was born on January 26, 1948 in Milwaukee. Son of William Elmer and Elizabeth Emily (Lupinski) Taylor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, Yale University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1976.

    Career

    • Law clerk to honorary Shirley M. Hufstedler United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), Los Angeles, 1976-1977. Associate Broebeck, Phleger & Harrison, San Francisco, 1977-1983. Partner Broebeck, Phleger and Harrison, 1983-1995.

      Shareholder Taylor & Jenkins, Professional Corporation, Oakland, 1995-1996, Chilvers & Taylor, Professional Corporation, Oakland, 1996-1999. Of counsel Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP, San Francisco, 2000—2003, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP, San Francisco, 2003—2004, partner, 2004—2009. Of counsel Tsao-Wu, Chow & Yee LLP, since 2009.

      Board directors Berkeley (California) Law Foundation, 1988-1991, Legal Services for Children (recipient Jean Waldman Child Advocacy award, San Francisco 1988), 1983-1989. Co-chairman Attorneys Task Force for Children, San Francisco, 1983-1989. Fellow Litigation Counsel America, since 2009.

      With United States Army, 1970-1973.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1976, United States District Court (central district) California 1976, United States District Court (northern district) California 1977, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1977, United States District Court (eastern district) California 1980, United States Supreme Court 1980, United States Tax Court 1988.

    Works

    • Editor-in-chief Harvard Civil Rights, Civil Liberties Law Review, 1976. Board editors Northern District California Digest, 1978-1983. Co-author: California Antitrust Law, 1991, California State Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law, 2010.Contributing editor: California Business Law Reporter, since 1995, Antitrust Law Developments, 1997, 4th edition, 2002.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Bar Association San Francisco (board directors 1986-1987, chair antitrust section 1987, chair federal courts section 1995-1997. Award of merit 1987), American Health Lawyers Association, California Society Healthcare Attorneys, Barristers of San Francisco (board directors 1980-1982, vice president 1982-1983).

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    • Married Marlou Belyea, September 20, 1975. Children: Danielle Belyea, James Zachary Belyea.
    • father: William Elmer Taylor
    • mother: Elizabeth Emily (Lupinski) Taylor
    • spouse: Marlou Belyea
    • children: Danielle Belyea Taylor
    • James Zachary Belyea Taylor
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    Born January 26, 1948
    (age 69)
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    • 1976
      Admitted to the bar
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      • Bar: California 1976, United States District Court (central district) California 1976, United States District Court (northern district) California 1977, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1977, United States District Court (eastern district) California 1980, United States Supreme Court 1980, United States Tax Court 1988.
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      • Editor-in-chief Harvard Civil Rights, Civil Liberties Law Review, 1976. Board editors Northern District California Digest, 1978-1983. Co-author: California Antitrust Law, 1991, California State Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law, 2010. Contributing editor: California Business Law Reporter, since 1995, Antitrust Law Developments, 1997, 4th edition, 2002.
      • book: The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition
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      • book: Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World (4th Edition)
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      • book: How to Make Money in Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times and Bad, Fourth Edition
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      • Editor-in-chief Harvard Civil Rights, Civil Liberties Law Review, 1976. Board editors Northern District California Digest, 1978-1983. Co-author: California Antitrust Law, 1991, California State Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law, 2010.Contributing editor: California Business Law Reporter, since 1995, Antitrust Law Developments, 1997, 4th edition, 2002.
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