Taylor Altman is an attorney at BraunHagey & Borden.  Her practice spans a wide spectrum of complex civil litigation.

During her time at Berkeley Law School, she was a Book Reviews & Essays Editor for the California Law Review; a judicial extern for the Honorable Gloria Navarro, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada; and a legal intern at the East Bay Community Law Center.  Prior to law school, she taught English Composition at the College of Southern Nevada and served as the Web Content Manager for the Quest Scholars Program in Palo Alto, California, a non-profit that helps high-achieving low-income students realize their dream of attending college.

Before joining BraunHagey & Borden, Taylor was an associate at a civil litigation firm specializing in maritime, securities, and employment law.


Taylor was born and raised in New York, and now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.  In 2008, she published her first collection of poetry, Swimming Back, and is currently at work on a second.

For more information about Taylor’s representative cases and experience, please contact the firm.


Law School
J.D. with Certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (2016);
Best Brief Award in Written and Oral Advocacy, Prosser Prize in Negotiations, Jurisprudence (“AmJur”) Award in Domestic Violence Law

M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Boston University

B.A. in English, with Honors, from Stanford University

Member of State Bar of California;
Admitted in Northern District of California