Taylor B. Dougherty is an associate in Weil’s Litigation Department, where her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts, alternative dispute resolution, and restructuring related litigation. Ms. Dougherty has participated in the representation of clients in a broad range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, renewable energy, sports, and insurance.
Ms. Dougherty received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School in 2016, and her B.S. and B.A. from Lafayette College in 2013. While in law school, she was an Executive Articles Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review and published a student note, “Outsmarting” Death by Putting Capital Punishment on Life Support: The Need for Uniform State Evaluations of the Intellectually Disabled in the Wake of Hall v. Florida, 81 Brook. L. Rev. (2016). She also competed internationally for the Moot Court Honor Society and was named the Best Oral Advocate in the International Rounds of the Monroe E. Price Comparative Media Law Moot at Oxford University in 2015. Prior to joining Weil, Ms. Dougherty worked as a student prosecutor in the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.