Mary Elizabeth Taylor

General Counsel at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Mary Elizabeth Taylor

Mary Elizabeth Taylor

General Counsel at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

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Mary Elizabeth ("Beth") Taylor is Cadwalader's General Counsel. From 1991 to 2004, Beth was an associate and counsel in the firm's Litigation Department, concentrating in commercial litigation, libel and defamation law, and insurance insolvency. She also gained substantial experience in litigated insolvency and bankruptcy matters.

In 2004, Beth joined the litigation department at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. In 2007, she was named the bank's head of litigation for North America, and in 2009 she served as the Acting General Counsel for North America. After ABN's merger with the Royal Bank of Scotland, Beth joined the RBS litigation team and, ultimately, was appointed head of litigation for RBS Americas.

Beth received a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame, her J.D. from Boston College Law School and an LLM from New York University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey.

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ABN AMRO North America, Inc.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

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Mary Elizabeth Taylor
General Counsel at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Education
LLM
Class of 2011

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

JD
Class of 1991

Boston College Law School was founded in 1929 at 11 Beacon Street in downtown Boston, the first dean, Dennis Dooley, envisioned a law school with a social conscience as well as an analytical mind. From its earliest days, Boston College Law School had a reputation for toughness and high standards. It won accreditation from the American Bar Association in 1932, just three years after its founding, joining the Harvard, Yale, and Boston University law schools as the only ones in New England to attain such a distinction.

BA, magna cum laude
Class of 1988

The University of Notre Dame’s endowment provides nearly $100 million in financial aid annually to help students pay for college. Less than a generation ago, in 1990, the number was around $5 million. They’ve been able to keep pace with the rapidly growing financial needs of students, in part, by making smart investments in private equity.

Career History
General Counsel
1991 - Current

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has put over 200 years of legal experience and innovation to work today. As one of the world's most prominent financial services law firms, they have long-standing client relationships with premier financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies and other leading corporations, government entities, charitable and health care organizations, and individual private clients.

Acting General Counsel
2004 - Prior

ABN AMRO North America Holding Co. operates as a holding company for LaSalle including the subsidiaries LaSalle NA and LaSalle Midwest NA. The company is located in Chicago, IL.

Head of Litigation
Prior
Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New Jersey Bar
Admitted to the New York Bar
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