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Alec M. Taylor leverages a strong record of success in complex commercial litigation and construction litigation. His extensive background in fidelity and surety law allows him to skillfully litigate or arbitrate even the most complex matters, working to resolve disputes and seek favorable outcomes for clients.

With a broad litigation background, including complex commercial litigation and construction litigation, Alec M. Taylor is highly skilled in resolving disputes, always with the aim of achieving our clients’ maximum financial advantage. Alec primarily focuses his practice on the representation of sureties in all aspects of the claims process, including advising sureties on performance bond claims with complex, multi-project contractor defaults prior to litigation, handling of payment and performance bond claims during litigation, and the institution of indemnity actions against defaulting principals and indemnitors to assist in the recovery of losses and expenses incurred by the surety due to its issuance of the bonds in question. Alec also has extensive experience representing sureties in connection with claims made on Financial Institution Bonds, Public Official Bonds, and Conservatorship/Guardianship Bonds.

A partner in the Jackson office and licensed in both Mississippi and Alabama, Alec has successfully litigated cases in state and federal courts, including bankruptcy courts, and in arbitrations across the Southern United States. Alec coaches his two boys’ sports teams in his free time, enjoys playing tennis, and spends as much time as he can with his family outdoors. 

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2008
  • Mississippi State University, B.S., 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • Alabama

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section and Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
  • Mississippi State Bar Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association
  • National Bond Claims Association
  • Mission First Executive Board