RESUME

 Graham Taylor has been a strategic advisor to a broad spectrum of global financial institutions, technology companies, high net worth individuals, private equity funds and venture capital groups. He has advised on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, technology transfers, e-commerce and high technology companies, private debt and equity placements and inbound and outbound U.S. investments. 

Education:

  

  • B. Commerce, UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, 1975
  • LL.B., UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES SCHOOL OF LAW, 1975
  • LL.M., YALE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, 1978

Professional History:

 

  • Principal Marquis Advisory Group, 2008
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP, San Francisco, Partner, 2003-2008
  • Altheimer & Gray, San Francisco, Partner, 2002-03
  • LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP, San Francisco, Partner, 1999-2002
  • Pillsbury Winthorp LLP (formerly Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro LLP), San Francisco, Partner, 1981-1999, and Associate, 1981-85
  • Coudert Brothers, New York, Associate, 1978-81
  • Freehill, Hollingdale & Page, Sydney, Associate, 1975-77
  • University of New South Wales, Lecturer - Accounting, 1975
  • Touche Ross & Co., Sydney, Accountant, 1973 - 74

Appointments:

 

  • Chairman, San Francisco-Sydney Sister City Committee, 1994-2008
  • Director and Past President, Australian-American Chamber of Commerce,
    San Francisco, 1981-2003
  • Chairman, Public International Law Section, State Bar of California, 1988-89
  • Member, International Tax Committee, State Bar of California Taxation
    Section, 1993
  • Trustee, United States Council for International Business, 1989-97
  • President, University of New South Wales Law Society, 1972-73
  • Member, San Francisco-Shanghai Sister City Committee & Economic
    Subcommittee, 1986-2003