Matthew Taylor


  • location icon Los Angeles, CA
    633 West 5th Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

Matthew Taylor is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. His practice is primarily focused upon the defense of public and private entities, as well as individuals, in litigation relative to the following fields of law: catastrophic injury via premises liability, automobile/transportation, construction/job site accidents, nightclub/bar use of force, food-borne illness, medical and veterinarian malpractice, product liability; construction defect; toxic torts and habitability; indemnity and subrogation; inverse condemnation; homeowners’ association disputes; business/commercial disputes; defamation claims and the protection of the First Amendment.


  • Vargas: The Next Step in the ‘Peculiar’ Evolution By Matthew M. Taylor
  • Curb Jumping Liability For Private Landowners: ‘When A Car Becomes A Landowner’s Responsibility’ By Cary L. Wood And Matthew M. Taylor 
  • Privette: The “Peculiar” Evolution By Cary L. Wood And Matthew M. Taylor
  • City Of Santa Barbara V. Superior Court: A “Gross” Decision For The Defense? By Donald G. Forgey And Matthew M. Taylor
  • Pullin V. Superior Court: Who Needs Formal Discovery Anyways? By Matthew M. Taylor
  • City Of Santa Barbara V. Superior Court: The Future Of Exculpatory Releases In Recreational Activities By Donald G. Forgey And Matthew M. Taylor
  • Statutory Immunity For A Landowner When An Injured Claimant Is Engaged In A Recreational Activity By: Cary L. Wood, Esq. and Matthew M. Taylor, Esq.




Los Angeles County Bar Association

Awards & Honors

Named as a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2014, 2015 and 2016


Whittier Law School

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2007

  • Whittier Law Review, Lead Articles Editor, 2006-2007

University of Baltimore, School of Law, Winter Abroad Curacao


University of California Irvine

Bachelor of Arts, 2003

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