Bernard Taylor, partner in Alston & Bird’s Litigation Group, was honored with the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) “Lifetime Achievement Award,” which recognizes individuals in the legal community who have “devoted their lives to the pursuit of justice and the well-being of the community.”
Former chair of the firm’s management committee, Taylor has more than 30 years of trial experience. He concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation, products liability and pharmaceutical, environmental and toxic tort cases.
In addition to his professional work, Taylor has a long history of volunteer and pro bono leadership. He has worked extensively with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and has made field visits to various African countries. In 2014, the organization awarded him its Global Philanthropist Award. He also serves on the boards of the Anti-Defamation League, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta Police Foundation and World Affairs Council of Atlanta.
Founded in 1913, the Anti-Defamation League is one of the nation’s oldest civil rights organizations.