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H. Matthew Taylor

Associate

(267) 602-2041
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Philadelphia
One Commerce Square
2005 Market Street
Suite 2900
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Delaware Law School, Widener University, 2010

  • Widener Law Review, Associate Editor
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Health Law Certificate with Honors
  • Widener Merit Scholarship
  • Howard M. Berg Scholarship

B.A., University of Maryland - College Park, 2007

Clerkships

Honorable Raymond A. Batten, J.S.C. (ret.), New Jersey Superior Court

Externships

Honorable Virginia A. Long, Justice (ret.), New Jersey Supreme Court

Honorable Joel Schneider, U.S.M.J., United States District Court, D.N.J.

Matthew Taylor is a litigation associate in the Philadelphia office of Gordon & Rees, concentrating his practice on complex commercial and civil litigation with a focus on employment law and products liability matters.  Mr. Taylor counsels clients in cases pending across the country, and regularly handles all aspects of litigation in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  
 
Mr. Taylor represents employers in state and federal court, as well as before administrative agencies, in a broad spectrum of employment-related matters including claims involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, as well as many other federal and state employment discrimination laws.  He also counsels clients on a broad range of employment and labor law matters helping them to comply with federal, state and local laws.
 
Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Taylor worked for a large regional law firm in Princeton, New Jersey where he gained first-chair jury trial experience in federal court.  He also served as a judicial law clerk with the Honorable Raymond A. Batten (ret.) in the New Jersey Superior Court.  During law school, Mr. Taylor served as an Associate Editor for the Widener Law Review and interned with the trial unit of the Burlington County Prosecutors Office in Mt. Holly, New Jersey.  Mr. Taylor also served as a judicial extern with the Honorable Joel Schneider, U.S.M.J. in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey and completed a yearlong externship with the Honorable Virginia A. Long (ret.) on the New Jersey Supreme Court in Trenton, New Jersey.
 

Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

 

Memberships

Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (TANJ)
Philadelphia Bar Association

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Contact

(267) 602-2041

hmtaylor@grsm.com


Offices

Philadelphia

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Delaware Law School, Widener University, 2010

  • Widener Law Review, Associate Editor
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Health Law Certificate with Honors
  • Widener Merit Scholarship
  • Howard M. Berg Scholarship

B.A., University of Maryland - College Park, 2007

Clerkships

Honorable Raymond A. Batten, J.S.C. (ret.), New Jersey Superior Court

Externships

Honorable Virginia A. Long, Justice (ret.), New Jersey Supreme Court

Honorable Joel Schneider, U.S.M.J., United States District Court, D.N.J.

H. Matthew Taylor

Associate

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Biography
Matthew Taylor is a litigation associate in the Philadelphia office of Gordon & Rees, concentrating his practice on complex commercial and civil litigation with a focus on employment law and products liability matters.  Mr. Taylor counsels clients in cases pending across the country, and regularly handles all aspects of litigation in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  
 
Mr. Taylor represents employers in state and federal court, as well as before administrative agencies, in a broad spectrum of employment-related matters including claims involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, as well as many other federal and state employment discrimination laws.  He also counsels clients on a broad range of employment and labor law matters helping them to comply with federal, state and local laws.
 
Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Taylor worked for a large regional law firm in Princeton, New Jersey where he gained first-chair jury trial experience in federal court.  He also served as a judicial law clerk with the Honorable Raymond A. Batten (ret.) in the New Jersey Superior Court.  During law school, Mr. Taylor served as an Associate Editor for the Widener Law Review and interned with the trial unit of the Burlington County Prosecutors Office in Mt. Holly, New Jersey.  Mr. Taylor also served as a judicial extern with the Honorable Joel Schneider, U.S.M.J. in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey and completed a yearlong externship with the Honorable Virginia A. Long (ret.) on the New Jersey Supreme Court in Trenton, New Jersey.
 
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Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

 

Memberships

Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (TANJ)
Philadelphia Bar Association

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