Bernard Taylor is a partner with Alston & Bird, former chair of both the firm’s Management Committee & the Products Liability Group. With 35 years of trial experience, he concentrates his practice on commercial litigation, products liability and toxic tort lawsuits. He received his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law & his B.A. from Wayne State University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Gate City Bar Association and Atlanta Bar Association. He is also a member of UNICEF USA’s National and Southeast Regional Boards, Vice Chair of the World Affairs Council, Atlanta, GA, and DeKalb County, GA, Chapter of 100 Black Men of America. He is listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and Best Lawyers in America.