- EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Atlanta, GA, J.D. With Distinction, 1986
Woodruff Fellowship in Law, 1983-86
Order of the Coif
Emory Law Journal, Executive Articles Editor
XII ANNUAL INSTITUTE OF COMPARATIVE LAW, Grenoble, France
Summer program in international law sponsored by Tulane University, 1984
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Los Angeles, Graduate studies in ethnomusicology, 1977-79
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, NY, B. Mus. in Trumpet, 1974
Participant in seminars sponsored by George Mason University Law and Economics Center:
QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR LAW PROFESSORS, 1993
ECONOMICS INSTITUTE FOR LAW PROFESSORS, 1992
Ellen Taylor, associate professor of law, teaches contracts, corporations, corporate finance, securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions and business planning. She grew up in the Atlanta area and graduated from Manhattan School of Music in 1974 with a degree in trumpet performance. She did graduate work in ethnomusicology at University of California at Los Angeles and worked for several years as a musician before returning to Atlanta to attend law school at Emory University.
At Emory, Taylor served as executive articles editor of the Emory Law Journal and received her J.D. with distinction in 1986. From 1986-1991 she worked as an associate attorney in the Atlanta firm of Trotter, Smith & Jacobs, focusing on corporate and securities law matters. Taylor joined the Georgia State Law faculty in the fall 1992.
Taylor served as a visiting professor at Emory University in 1991-92 and 2004, and at Florida State University in spring 2000. She has also been a regular summer term visitor for several years at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. She has published in the areas of contracts, corporations and securities regulation.