Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Duane Morris LLP
Matthew Taylor became Chairman and CEO of Duane Morris in 2018, after serving as Firm Vice Chair and Trial Practice Group Chair. Before joining Duane Morris in 1997, he was a Trial Lawyer at Taylor & Taylor. Matthew also serves on the boards of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS).
Duane Morris’ diversity initiatives include a Diversity and Inclusion Retreat, mentoring and billable hour reviews for diverse associates, and a supplier diversity policy. Duane Morris also participates in the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group, through which they hire a diverse law student every summer. Duane Morris was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2018.
Joined LCLD 2010
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2019, 2016)
2019: Meagan Garland; 2018: Oderah C. Nwaeze; 2017: Rosa M. Ertze; 2016: Miles Lawrence Plaskett; 2015: Manita Rawat; 2014: Suzan Jo; 2013: Jessica Y. Singh; 2012: Terrance J. Evans; 2011: Jocelyn Cara Bramble, Cyndie Chang
2017: Phillip Chong
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Annual Meeting (2018, 2015, 2014)
Member: Matthew Taylor
Diversity Professional: Joe West
Communications: Amy Abbonizio