MPA Hot 100 2014: Ashley Taylor Jr.

by Ryan Smith05 Dec 2013
Ashley Taylor
NAME:  Ashley Taylor Jr.

HOT 100: A partner at the Troutman Sanders law firm, Ashley L. Taylor Jr. heads up a legal team to help clients respond to enforcement actions by the CFPB. As a former deputy attorney general for Virginia, Taylor knows how to respond to enforcement actions by state attorneys general, often the CFPB’s de facto enforcement agents.
 
Current: 
  • Partner, Troutman Sanders
  • Previous:
    • He previously served as a Commissioner on the United States Commission on Civil Rights, appointed by President Bush from 2004-2010
    • Deputy Virginia Attorney General (1998-2001)
    • Associate, Kaufman & Canoles, Norfolk, VA (1995-1998)
    • Law Clerk, United States District Court (1993-1995)
    ACHIEVEMENTS/RECOGNITIONS
    • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in Corporate Law and Commercial Litigation (2011-2014)
    • Recognized as a Virginia Super Lawyer in Civil Litigation Defense (2006-2012) and Consumer Law (2013); Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition for Civil Litigation Defense (2009-2011)
    • Named to Virginia Business magazine's Legal Elite in Legislative and Regulatory Law (2004, 2010),Civil Litigation (2005, 2007, 2009), and Young Lawyer (2006, 2008)
    • Named to Virginia Business magazine's Legal Elite in Legislative and Regulatory Law (2004, 2010),Civil Litigation (2005, 2007, 2009), and Young Lawyer (2006, 2008)
    • Named as Style Weekly's Top 40 under 40 (2007)
    • Named by the American Bar Association State and Local Government Section as the "Up and Comer" of the Year (1999).
    AFFILIATIONS:
    • In 2008, Ashley founded and currently co-chairs the American Bar Association committee on state attorneys general matters
    • Virginia Bar Association
    • Former Director, Virginia Military Institute Athletic Association (The Keydet Club)
    EDUCATION:
    • JD, Washington and Lee University, 1993
    • BA, Virginia Military University, 1990
    Current Town Richmond, Virginia
    Hometown Washington, D.C.

    Hot 100
     
    For the complete Hot 100 list, please check out MPA issue 7.06 available now.

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