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Rita Taylor
Legal Assistant

E-Mail: rtaylor@lionelsawyer.com
Direct Dial: 702-383-8850

Professional Experience

Rita Taylor is a legal assistant with Lionel Sawyer & Collins’ Business Law Department. Ms. Taylor has a strong background in various aspects of tax, business and probate law. She holds a Juris Doctor degree as well as an LL.M (Taxation), and was previously a partner in the law firms of Burke, Williams & Sorenson, and Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliot, both in Los Angeles, California. Prior to joining Lionel Sawyer & Collins, Ms. Taylor was the acting Librarian of a general leisure and law library for the State of Missouri.

Professional And Civic Affiliations

  • Missouri Special Libraries Association (2002 -- present)


  • University of San Diego School of Law, LL.M (Taxation), 1988
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 1984
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, B.A. in Political Science, 1981

Bar/Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California (1984) - currently inactive
  • U.S. Tax Court (1984)
  • U.S. Federal Court (1984)