Baton Rouge, LA:

Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips, L.L.P.

  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • 450 Laurel St Fl 8, P.O. Box 2471, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
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About our Baton Rouge, LA: office

Taylor Porter is the oldest law firm in the City of Baton Rouge, having been founded in 1912 by B. B. Taylor and C. V. Porter and the firm continues to represent many of its original clients. It now stands as one of the most respected firms in Louisiana, providing comprehensive legal services to a broad spectrum of individual, commercial and corporate clients located throughout Louisiana, North America and abroad. The firm is comprised of attorneys with distinguished academic and professional training and proven ability in substantially every area of civil law. A source of pride to the firm is the extensive involvement of its members in academic pursuits and community service.

Taylor Porter serves its clients from its Baton Rouge office. With 70 attorneys and an equal number of support staff, the firm is large enough to handle the most complex litigation, but still serves its clients' needs on a person to person basis. It is uniquely qualified to manage and support major litigation by virtue of its experience in handling complex litigation involving hundreds of thousands of documents and in maintaining and operating several computer databases.

Taylor Porter is dedicated to providing legal services in a manner that is prompt, affordable and effective to assure clients of exceptional representation.

Office Details

Contact Information:
225-387-3221  Phone
225-346-8049  Fax - Facsimile
www.taylorporter.com
Mailing Address:
450 Laurel St Fl 8, P.O. Box 2471, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Office Size:
74
Year Established:
1912
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    Clients
    General Counsel for: Baton Rouge Water Works Company; Hollingsworth-Richards Automobile Group; Louisiana Home Builders Self Insurers Fund; Louisiana State University and A. and M. College; Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation; The Newton Group, Inc.
    Local Counsel for: Argosy Gaming Company; The Dow Chemical Company; Waste Management, Inc.
    Clients
    REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Agricultural Ins. Co.; Alma Plantation; American Electric Power; Amoco Chemical Co.; Amoco Production Co.; ApproSystems, Inc.; Aristech Chemical Co.; Baton Rouge Printing; Baton Rouge Water Works Company; Baxter Healthcare; Bechtel Corp.; BlueCross BlueShield; Boy Scouts of America; Caddo-Bossier Port Commission; Chemical Waste Management, Inc.; Chesapeake Operating, Inc.; Chevron USA Products Co.; Clarendon National Insurance Company; Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company; Crosstex LIG; CVS Pharmacy Inc.; Ethyl Corporation; Exide Corporation; Federal Insurance Co.; Firestone Tire & Rubber; Fresenius Medical Care; GMFS LLC; Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.; Greater Baton Rouge Rehabilitation Hospital; Greater Baton Rouge Surgical Hospital; Grove Worldwide, LLC; Hallwood Energy Companies; Head & Engquist Equipment, Inc.; Highlands Insurance Co.; Hollingsworth-Richards Automobile Group; Hunt Petroleum Corporation; International House of Pancakes; Jacobs Engineering; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.; Kemper National Ins. Co.; Legends Gaming, LLC; Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.; LOGA Development, L.L.C.; Louisiana Casino Cruises, Inc.; Louisiana Home Builders Self Insurers Fund; Louisiana Patient's Compensation Fund; Louisiana State University Systems; Louisiana Workers Compensation Corporation; Manitowoc, Inc.; Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center; Mercedes-Benz of N.A., Inc.; Moody-Price, Inc.; Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc.; Motorola, Inc.; New Holland North America, Inc.; New Market Corporation; North Oaks Health System; Ohio Casualty Group; Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Inc.; Parker Hannifin Corporation; Party Time Ice Co., Inc.; Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation; Pennington Oil, Inc.; PetroUnited Terminals, Inc.; PPG, Inc.; Plaquemine Bank & Trust Co.; Regions Bank; Republic Insurance Company; Rite-Aid Pharmacy Inc.; Royal Indemnity Co.; Sabine River Authority; Safe-Guard Products International; Schwarz Pharma, Inc.; Southern University System Foundation; Spiral Metals Corp.; State of Louisiana; St. Paul/ Travelers Companies; Superior Ford, Inc.; Tembec, Inc.; Tenneco Pipeline; The Dow Chemical Company; The Newtron Group, Inc.; Turner Industries Group, L.L.C.; Union Carbide Corporation; U.S. Comex Corp.; WMX Technologies; Waste Management of Louisiana, L.L.C.; Yamaha Motor Corporation USA; Zurich-American Insurance Group.

    Areas of Practice (48)

    Specific Areas of Practice for our Baton Rouge office:

    • General Civil Practice
    • Administrative Law
    • Admiralty Law
    • Agricultural Law
    • Antitrust
    • Banking Law
    • Finance
    • Bankruptcy
    • Corporate Reorganizations
    • Business Law
    • Estate Planning
    • Constitutional Law
    • Corporate Law
    • Commercial Transactions
    • Partnership Law
    • Education Law
    • Energy
    • Entertainment Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Toxic Torts
    • Gaming Law
    • Health Care
    • Health Law
    • Casualty Insurance Defense
    • Insurance
    • Intellectual Property
    • Technology Law
    • Labor And Employment
    • Employment Law
    • Employee Benefits
    • Legislation
    • Public Policy
    • Litigation
    • Appellate Practice
    • Media And First Amendment
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Mineral Law
    • Title
    • Oil Gas Litigation
    • Patents
    • Personal Injury
    • Probate
    • Products Liability
    • Public Utility Law
    • Real Estate
    • Land Use
    • Regulatory Law
    • Taxation

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    Diversity

    Taylor Porter values and embraces diversity in the workplace. We believe that our 100-year tradition of excellence in client service is strengthened by our differences in perspective, talents and interests, as well as socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Our diversity commitment is fostered through our efforts to recruit and employ exceptional talent without regard to age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity or disability. We firmly believe that our inclusive culture encourages collaboration among our members—which is necessary to achieving superior client outcomes.

    We actively encourage a diverse, inclusive firm environment by:

    * Recruiting and retaining diverse attorneys and staff

    *Promoting an inclusive, understanding, welcoming culture

    *Maintaining a cooperative, all-for-one, firm-first spirit

    *Respecting the dignity and contributions of our colleagues

    *Recognizing individual talents and contributions

    *Providing equal opportunities for professional and personal growth • Treating others like we want to be treated

    *Seeking enduring relationships with our clients and with each other


    In our experience, a strong, growing diversity commitment helps us:

    *Better serve our clients – Close working relationships give Taylor Porter unique insight into our clients’ organizational, demographic, cultural, economic and social needs. And as our clients grow, our own diverse culture will help them succeed in an increasingly inclusive national and global economy.

    *Enrich our community – Demonstrating our diversity commitment benefits not only the firm and our profession, but also the community in which our members and their families live and work. Our participation in non-profit and professional organizations also helps us advance and promote diversity locally, regionally and nationally.

    *Position the firm for long-term success – The varied backgrounds and experiences of our attorneys and staff directly influence our ability to provide exceptional service and creative solutions.That’s why recruiting and retaining diverse members is so essential to firm growth and prosperity.

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      Baton Rouge, LA
      450 Laurel St Fl 8 , P.O. Box 2471
      Baton Rouge, LA 70821

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