Dallas Attorney Nicole Taylor Joins West & Associates, L.L.P.

Noted Dallas Attorney Nicole R. Taylor has joined the Dallas law firm of West & Associates, L.L.P. as a Partner.

DALLAS – Taylor’s areas of practice will include:  Business & Corporate Development, Commercial Litigation & Litigation Management, Construction Law, Corporate Finance & Corporate Transactions, Corporate Governance & Compliance, Procurement, Labor & Employment, Real Estate Acquisition, Development & Finance and Tax Strategy & Defense.

Prior to joining West & Associates, Taylor served in the capacity of General Counsel for a myriad of industries since 2005.  Most recently, she has served as Outsourced Counsel for numerous public housing authorities and for-profit entities that serve the low-income housing community, governed by HUD authority.  In addition to serving as counsel for low-income housing agencies and corporations, Ms. Taylor has served as counsel for transportation authorities and municipalities since 2006 and was recently awarded contracts by local transportation authorities and school districts because of this experience.

Nicole Taylor focuses her practice on serving public housing entities in the capacity of General Counsel.  She has experience in all areas of public housing including procurement, staff development/training, lease drafting and enforcement, litigation related to residents, landlords and contractors, and Board development/training.  In addition to serving as Counsel for public housing entities, she has served as Vice President and General Counsel of a privately-held, national organization specializing in residential and mixed-use commercial real estate industry.  Ms. Taylor is a Fee Attorney for Lawyer’s Title and responsible for closing multi-million dollar commercial transactions for private and governmental entities.

She received her J.D. from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1996, and was admitted to practice law in Texas in 2000.  Prior to attending law school, Taylor received her B.S. in Accounting from Clemson University.

“We’re very fortunate to have Nicole bring her legal experience to the firm,” says Royce West, Managing Partner for West & Associates, L.L.P. “The list of clients she’s represented is truly impressive.”