VERNON LOUIS TAYLOR, JR.
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 250 – 2011
Maryland State Bar December 2011
Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC
Juris Doctor May 2011
Howard University School of Business, Washington, DC
MBA, General Management May 2011
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
B.A., Journalism and Mass Communication May 2007
JustLegal, Wilmington, DE July 2019 – October 2019
Reviewed documents for a technology company in regards to a breach of contract and fraud. As well as a merger and acquisition.
Compliance, Philadelphia, PA February 2019 – May 2019
Reviewed and coded correspondences for a health organization in relation to Medicare/Medicaid claims, initiated by the government.
Deloitte, Wilmington, DE
Contract Attorney August 2018 – December 2018
Reviewed physical patent and trademark files for a major chemical company to ensure accuracy and completeness during a divesture.
Maintain daily goals and escalate any inefficiencies for further review.
Reliable, Philadelphia, PA
Contract Attorney May 2018 - August 2018
●Responded to discovery request on highly technical and in depth patent law case in which nine high profile technology companies were being sued for infringement.
●Utilized Xera to to classify documents based on relevance, issues, privilege and confidentiality.
Beacon Hill, Philadelphia, PA
Contract Attorney December 2017 – April 2018
●Assist high-profile technology company respond to discovery requests in multiple litigation matters, pertaining to anti-trust, intellectual property, contracts and regulatory compliance.
●Classify extensive and technically complex documents based on relevance, privilege, and confidentiality, as well as redact documents to preserve the privacy of customers.
District Court of Maryland, Elkton, MD
Appointed Attorney April 2017 – October 2017
●Assist arrested individuals with understanding their rights, the charges brought before them and the legal process moving forward.
●Work on individual’s behalf to help receive the lowest possible bond or none at all.
●Provide legal represented through the trial process if needed.
J.P. Morgan Chase, Newark, DE
Due Diligence Operations Analyst November 2016 – March 2017
●Researched companies and individual’s background information using a variety of sources, including Westlaw, LexisNexis and Google, to determine their compliance with federal banking regulations. Utilizing knowledge of KYC and AML.
●Created reports on research findings adhering to strict reporting guidelines, as well as stay up to date on changes in the methodologies.
●Maintained weekly average production and quality goals.
Tower Hill Legal, Washington, DC July 2016 – October 2016
Reviewed documents for franchise owners of a hotel chain to determine privilege and relevancy during a contract dispute.
Robert Half Legal, Washington, DC
Legal Recruiter August 2015 – June 2016
●Identified and contacted qualified candidates to be placed on legal work assignments.
●Conducted candidate interviews in person and via Skype, in order to assess their experiences, interests, intellect, professionalism and personal job requirements.
●Achieved weekly performance and profit goals, which were based on the number of interviews and applicants placed on assignments during each week.
●Ensured compliance with federal employment laws and acted as a liaison between the candidate and Robert Half Legal, as well as the client.
●Maintained a candidate database and monitored the legal job market.
●Performed full life cycle recruiting.
Blueprint Summer Programs at Georgetown, Washington, DC
Business Instructor June 2015 - July 2015
●Created and taught a comprehensive business course for high school students, which included lectures, presentations, case studies, projects and simulations.
●Planned program logistics and activities, as well as supervised the students throughout the course of the program.
Electronic-Discovery (Various Agencies), Washington, DC
Contract Attorney December 2011 – May 2015
●Analyzed complex legal documents including emails, spreadsheets, contracts, PowerPoint presentations and financial documents, through various legal placement agencies.
●Utilized multiple review software platforms to code documents based on relevancy, privilege and issue. Subject matters included anti-trust laws, contract disputes and internal investigations.
●Performed 1st and 2nd level review, quality control, privilege log and redactions.
●Worked closely with the firms to meet deadlines and adhere to changes in the review protocol.
●Matters included contract disputes, internal investigations, residential mortgage-backed securities, patent infringements, securities violations and anti-trust.
Howard University School of Communications, Washington, DC
Communications Law Teaching Assistant August 2009 – May 2010
●Helped students better understand the course material through one on one tutoring during my office hours.
●Edited lesson plans and conducted lectures in the professor’s absence.
●Created, administered and graded examinations.
●Kept track of attendance and grades through an excel spreadsheet.
Law Offices of Anthony Harmon, LLC, Largo, MD
Law Clerk January 2009 – December 2009
●Researched and wrote legal documents, including motions, briefs, pleadings and contracts, under a general practice attorney.
●Handled client intake and billing, as well as performed clerical duties.
●Answered client inquiries and updated them on the status of their cases.
Office of Diversity & Multi-Cultural Affairs, Chapel Hill, NC September 2003- June 2007
Minority Student Recruiter
●Helped plan and participated in events to recruit minority students to apply to the University, and those that have been accepted to attend.
●Collaborated with fellow staff members to create a schedule, assign duties and determine the logistics of the program, and acquire the necessary materials.
●Supervised the students during the day and overnight.
●Represented the University and encouraged students to apply and attend if accepted by showing them the diversity, academics and social life at UNC.