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Taylor C. Wagniere

Phone: (213) 622-4222

Taylor Wagniere is a senior associate at Blecher Collins & Pepperman. Since joining the firm in 2014, she has worked on complex litigation matters involving antitrust, unfair competition law and business torts, as well as numerous state and federal appeals. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Wagniere handled a wide range of litigation, including defamation, elder abuse, wrongful termination, trademark infringement, and violations of 42 U.S.C. § 1983. She also externed for the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, and worked for both the Attorney General’s Office and the Los Angeles District Attorney.

Representative Matters

  • Represented patent holder against standard-setting organization for peripheral computer devices in antitrust action.
  • Represented solar energy company in defamation suit, winning a $1 million judgment including punitive damages following a prove-up hearing.
  • Represented corporate and bank clients in the negotiation of commercial leases and employment contracts, as well as the production of sensitive records under subpoena or court order.
  • Represented plaintiffs in litigation against government entities and law enforcement agencies for violations of 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
  • Represented a decedent’s family in litigation against a hospital for inadequate levels of care and supervision in an acute psychiatric ward.

Admissions

  • The State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of California

Honors and Distinctions

  • Scott and Barbara Bice Scholarship Recipient, USC Law School
  • Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice, Special Projects Editor

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Publications

  • Taylor Chase-Wagniere, Note, The Perfect Storm: Brown v. Plata and California’s Financial Crisis, 22 S. Cal. Rev. L. & Soc. Just. 345 (2013)
  • Taylor Chase-Wagniere, Note, A History: The Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice, 22 S. Cal. Rev. L. & Soc. Just. 297 (2013)
  • Taylor Chase-Wagniere & Lisa Miller, Advances in Application of SLAPP Analysis: Hunter v. CBS Broadcasting, San Fernando Valley Bar Association’s “The Valley Lawyer” (March 2014)