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Taylor Riedel

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Litigator, Advocate, Collaborator with In-House Counsel

 

Taylor Riedel is a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation group. She brings a unique blend of intellectual rigor, compassion, and social acumen to her role. Taylor is passionate about solving complex legal puzzles, providing clients with peace of mind, and crafting innovative solutions. With a solid work ethic and an empathetic understanding of her clients' needs, Taylor stands out as a dedicated advocate for those she serves.

Taylor conducts in-depth legal research, prepares pleadings, and handles research assignments. She is known for her meticulous drafting skills and her ability to tackle intricate legal issues in commercial litigation cases. Taylor's attention to detail ensures that she never sends anything out unless it's perfect.

Taylor has successfully drafted a variety of pleadings and handled research assignments. She has also written a successful demand letter for a car wash with multiple locations, leading to the update of their MapQuest listing after multiple failed attempts by the client. Her experience includes handling smart meters for electric utility companies, successful motions in limine for a manufacturing company, and mechanics liens for construction litigation. Additionally, Taylor frequently collaborates with in-house counsel to streamline legal processes.

Taylor earned her Juris Doctorate from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Duquesne University. During her time at Duquesne, she made significant contributions as the Executive Articles Editor of the Duquesne Law Review. She was also a teaching assistant for property law and earned the prestigious CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Property Law I. Taylor volunteers for Relay For Life, a significant initiative by the American Cancer Society, and shares her passion for dance by teaching children at a local dance studio. In her free time, Taylor enjoys traveling and exploring new cultures.

Certifications

  • LexisNexis Part 1: Proficiency Certification

Representative Experience

  • Drafted a successful demand letter for a car wash client with three locations in Washington County, resulting in an updated MapQuest listing after previous attempts had failed.

Education

Duquesne University School of Law (JD),
  • Teaching Assistant, Property Law
  • Executive Articles Editor, Duquesne University Law Review
University of Pittsburgh (BA),
  • University of Pittsburgh Dance Team Captain and Student Athlete

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
West Virginia

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

Industries

  • Construction

Departments

  • Commercial Litigation

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • The Honorable Carol Los Mansmann Scholarship Recipient 

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award – Property Law I

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Cancer Society - Relay for Life, Seasonal Volunteer (2008-Present)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (Fall 2017-Spring 2020)

Education

Duquesne University School of Law (JD, cum laude)
  • Teaching Assistant, Property Law
  • Executive Articles Editor, Duquesne University Law Review
University of Pittsburgh (BA, summa cum laude)
  • University of Pittsburgh Dance Team Captain and Student Athlete

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
West Virginia

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

Industries

  • Construction

Departments

  • Commercial Litigation

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • The Honorable Carol Los Mansmann Scholarship Recipient 

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award – Property Law I

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Cancer Society - Relay for Life, Seasonal Volunteer (2008-Present)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (Fall 2017-Spring 2020)

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