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Taylor M. Morris

Associate
Charleston | 843.727.6315
Fax | 843.727.2680

Taylor Morris focuses his practice on commercial and construction law. He has experience advising business and government clients on contracts and agency policies. He also has represented clients in litigation over professional negligence, construction defects, commercial lease disputes, and employment wage disputes, including in lawsuits that were successfully resolved with multimillion-dollar jury verdicts. 

Taylor's background as a project engineer in the construction industry gives him a unique perspective on construction law. He previously worked for both heavy-highway and commercial construction companies in South Carolina. He supervised multimillion-dollar projects, drafted construction contracts and subcontractor agreements, and evaluated and bid on government and commercial projects. 

Taylor graduated summa cum laude from Charleston School of Law, where he served as the president of the Student Division of the Charleston County Bar Association, member of the Charleston Law Moot Court Board, and associate symposium editor of the Charleston Law Review. He received his bachelor's degree in construction science and management from Clemson University.

Representative Experience

  • Represented clients in construction defect, professional negligence, and product liability litigation involving single-family homes, multifamily condominiums, and commercial and infrastructure projects.
  • Advised government entity on commercial design-build contract and scheduling dispute.
  • Represented regional business in litigation regarding commercial landlord-tenant dispute.

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Honors & Awards

  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy Deposition School, Graduate, June 2016
  • Charleston School of Law Presidential Honors
  • Charleston School of Law CALI Awards in Civil Procedure I, Contracts I, Business Associations, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Trial Advocacy
  • The Forensic Club, Member

Memberships

  • Charleston Gaillard Center's Palmer Club, Board of Directors, 2019-present
  • South Carolina Bar, Construction Law Section
  • Charleston County Bar Association