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Diana C. Taylor
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law, Employment Law...
  • Illinois, New York
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Diana Taylor focuses her general litigation practice on the areas of personal injury, employment, and contract disputes. She has led litigation against individuals, small businesses, and professionals and served as a key contributor in multi-faceted litigation and disputes against corporate defendants including insurance carriers, car manufacturers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospitals, and international unions.

At Tulane University Law School, Taylor pursued a certificate in sports law, which emphasized contract, labor and employment, negotiation, and intellectual property issues. She has had several opportunities to work with these topics through work with New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Hornets, Friedman & Salisbury Sports Management LLC, and the Entertainment Law Legal Assistance Program. In her final year, she honed her understanding of labor law with the National Labor Relations Board, Region 15.

At Connecticut College, Taylor studied government and mathematics. During college, in preparation for a career in law, Taylor worked at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia as an investigator and the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender as a clerk. In addition to her legal career, Taylor enjoys pursuing many athletic endeavors. She has completed several marathons.

Practice Areas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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New York
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United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
DeSanto Morgan & Taylor Law Group
Current
Education
Tulane University School of Law
J.D. (2011)
Certificate in Sports law
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Connecticut College
B.A. (2008)
Honors: Cum Laude
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Awards
Rising Star
Illinois Super Lawyers
2016, 2017
Professional Associations
Lake County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Chicago Bar Association
Member
Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Sports Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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New York State Bar
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Pursuit: Why the NLRB’s Northwestern Decision will not end the NCAA
The Docket, Vol. 21, No. 7
Turning Back the Page: How Deregulating Information-Sharing in Negotiations Will Better Serve the Purposes of Ethical Codes, in Hot Topics in the Legal Profession
Benefit Tulane PILF Series
Aimed at the Goal?: The Sustainability of Major League Soccer’s Structure
Willamette Sports Law Journal
Websites & Blogs
Website
Diana C. Taylor's Website Profile
Website
DeSanto Morgan & Taylor Law Group Website
Contact & Map
DeSanto Morgan & Taylor Law Group
712 Florsheim Dr
Libertyville, IL 60048
USA
Telephone: (847) 816-8100
Fax: (847) 816-8126