Taylor Perez is an Associate in McKool Smith's New York office. She previously served as a legal intern and litigation paralegal before joining McKool Smith. 

Taylor attended Columbia Law School where she was honored as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a Pro Bono Scholar placed at Lawyers for Children. Taylor has served as a Federal Court Extern to Chief Judge Brodie in the Eastern District of New York, worked as a criminal appeals extern at Center for Appellate Litigation, and served on the Editorial Board of Columbia Journal of Race and Law. At Columbia, Taylor also participated in the Black Law Students Association and Law School Pathways Program.

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J.D., Columbia Law School, 2023 

  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2021-2022 
  • Pro Bono Scholar 
  • Columbia Journal of Race & Law 
  • Black Law Students Association

B.A., Global Health and Psychology,  Duke University, 2017

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