William D. Taylor

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Firm: Hanson Bridgett LLP
500 Capitol Mall
Suite 1500
Sacramento CA 95814
United States

Bill Taylor maintains both a transactional and litigation business practice. He represents all types of business ventures, both publicly and privately owned. Bill has significant experience in all aspects of the transportation industry throughout the U.S. and global markets. He is well-versed in all areas of domestic and international logistics law and policy. He has a keen understanding of the intricate contractual arrangements central to the movement of products in intrastate, interstate and foreign commerce. Bill regularly consults with clients regarding co-employer claims related to independent contractor relations in this industry, including restructuring and/or creating operating entities within the so-called "broker model. Whether in transportation or any other commercial enterprise, Bill has represented private and publicly traded corporate clients in asset and equity-based mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, successorship planning, complex contract strategies and negotiations. He provides day-to-day counseling and assists business clients with internal and external legal requirements, including regulatory compliance matters before local, state and federal administrative agencies. He regularly represents clients in hearings before administrative agencies with jurisdiction over enforcement and compliance issues, including the California PUC. Bill is frequently called upon to address industry associations regarding contract issues and related litigation strategies. Bill is a past president of the Transportation Lawyers Association and the founder of Hanson Bridgett's Transportation and Logistics Practice Group. Bill is selected on a yearly basis as a San Francisco Super Lawyer and in Sacramento as Best of the Bar.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Transportation and Logistics: Primary

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