Mr. Taber is co-leader of Pillsbury’s Litigation practice from our New York office, which was recently named by U.S. News & World Report as one of only 16 “Tier One” Firms in New York City for Commercial Litigation. Mr. Taber has extensive experience in litigating high-profile matters of public interest, trade secrets litigation, employment matters, product liability cases, defamation claims, and other civil litigation matters. His recent experience includes representation of the City of New York and Mayor Michael Bloomberg in what The New York Times has called “landmark” litigation brought by the City to stem the flow of illegal guns. In an unrelated representation, New York City has also retained him to advise the City in connection with the legal issues pertaining to the City’s disaster planning efforts. He has litigated and advised clients in a wide range of employment matters, including cases involving claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, the enforcement of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and trade secrets litigation.
Mr. Taber is a nationally-recognized commentator on employment litigation. His litigation credentials also include defending, as national trial counsel, a Fortune 500 company in its mass tort product liability litigation.
Honors & Awards
• 2011 PLC Which Lawyer?, Employment Litigation—New York (2007-2011)