Ms. Taylor represents public and non-profit entities in labor, employment, and government law matters. Prior to joining Sloan Sakai, Ms. Taylor worked at a Bay Area law firm where she represented municipalities in both civil and criminal court. Before entering private practice, Ms. Taylor worked as a Graduate Law Clerk with the Office of the County Counsel, County of Alameda.


Ms. Taylor received her Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School. During law school, she served as an extern with the City Attorney of Redwood City and as a Summer Law Clerk with the Office of the County Counsel, County of Alameda.

Ms. Taylor graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she earned her bachelor’s degree with College, Departmental, and Latin Honors.


Super Lawyers–2022 Northern California Rising Star


Ellen Taylor & Nathan Koskella, Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., 62 Fed. Law. 72 (2015) (original work published in the LII Supreme Court Bulletin in 2014).

Ellen Taylor & Nathan Koskella, Baker Botts v. ASARCO, LII Supreme Court Bulletin (2015), https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/14-103.

Ellen Taylor & Nathan Koskella, Oneok v. Learjet, LII Supreme Court Bulletin (2015), https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/13-271.

Ellen Taylor & Nathan Koskella, Jennings v. Stephens, LII Supreme Court Bulletin (2014), http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/13-7211.

Ellen Taylor, Human Trafficking and the Thai Fishing Industry, 2 Cornell Int’l L.J. Online 155 (2014).