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Lewis Brisbois Enhances National Trial Capabilities with Experienced, Nationally Recognized New Partner in Minneapolis

Minneapolis, Minn. (March 2, 2023) - Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Frank Taylor to its Minneapolis office as a partner in the firm’s National Trial, Complex Business & Commercial Litigation, and Crisis Management Practices, among others. Mr. Taylor has served as lead trial counsel in more than 135 class actions, tried more than 350 matters in all 50 states, and defended numerous enforcement actions. Moreover, Mr. Taylor has deep and broad experience in complex financial markets litigation, regulatory investigations, securities litigation, complex commercial litigation, and unique financings.

In discussing his decision to join Lewis Brisbois, Mr. Taylor explained that the firm’s strong trial bench appealed to him. “If you can’t solve an issue through negotiation and mediation, then you have to be able to try a case and try it well. Lewis Brisbois has the resources to facilitate that. The firm has tremendous bench strength,” he said, adding, “I like that Lewis Brisbois puts the client first.”

Minneapolis Managing Partner Michelle Gilboe said, “We are very excited to have Frank join our Minneapolis team. Adding someone of Frank’s caliber, experience, and commitment to clients and our next generation of lawyers will be beneficial to everyone.”

In addition, Minneapolis Partner Julie Firestone, who practiced with Mr. Taylor for 22 years, noted, “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Frank again. “Having tried cases with Frank, I can say without a doubt that he is one of the finest trial lawyers I have ever seen, as well as being a supportive colleague and teammate.”

Outside of his practice, Mr. Taylor enjoys farming and ranching. He also regularly travels to New York City, where, in addition to seeing his clients, he visits his daughter, who works in investment banking, and his son, who will graduate from West Point this spring with a degree in nuclear engineering.

Mr. Taylor received his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa. He is admitted to practice in state court in Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and New York, before the United States Supreme Court, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, as well as in several federal district and appellate courts throughout the country.

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