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Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 25%
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  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
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  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Business: 15%
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  5. White Collar Crime: 15%
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Hourly ($300-400/hour)

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Law Offices of Matthew D. Taggart

22287 Mulholland Hwy
Suite 525
Calabasas, CA, 91302


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateSteptoe & Johnson, LLP2013 - 2015
Senior AssociateVenable LLP2011 - 2013
AssociateGibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP2003 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Los Angeles chapter)N/A2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Antitrust SectionN/A2009 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Korean Ramen Antitrust Litig., Case No. 13-cv-04115 WHOClaims Dismised as to Clients
Lamar Central Outdoor LLC v. City of Los Angeles, LA Superior Court Case No. BS 142238Client prevailed on administrative mandamus petition at trial.
Tesoro Refining & Marketing Co. v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA, No. SA:13–CV–931–DAE, 2015 WL 1206936The U.S. District Court granted National Union's motion for summary judgment and denied Tesoro's motion for partial summary judgment.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Los Angeles LawyerHow to Prepare for and Manage Depositions of Expert Witnesses2012
Antitrust magazineClayworth v. Pfizer and the Curious Case of the Pass-On Defense2011
Competition & Consumer Law JournalDue Process Limitations on Indirect Purchaser Claims Under the Cartwright Act: Toward a New Standard?2011
Los Angeles LawyerTotally Exhausted: Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies2010
ABA publicationGauging Organizational Exposure to Environmental Crimes Liability2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawFrenchMA - Masters1996
University of California - San DiegoN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A