Taylor Trout has significant business, commercial, and real estate litigation experience. His wide-ranging litigation practice includes, among other areas, representing individuals and both private and publicly-held companies in the prosecution and defense of disputes related to contracts, construction, real estate and development, zoning, insurance coverage, and personal injury. He litigates matters before state and federal courts, private and court-sponsored mediation, and court-ordered and private arbitration. Taylor also advises clients on pre-dispute matters such as risk and loss prevention.
Prior to joining KMK, Taylor practiced law with an elite litigation firm based in Akron, Ohio, where he focused in insurance defense; representing insurance companies in first and third-party claims, coverage disputes, bad-faith claims, and subrogation, as well as defending individuals in personal injury and property claims.
Taylor earned his J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law in 2015, magna cum laude, where he served as a member of the Akron Law Review. He is admitted to practice law in Ohio.
Professional and Community Involvement
Ohio Bar Assoociation
Cincinnati Bar Association
Akron Bar Association
Awards & Recognition
Named to Ohio Rising Stars, 2020-2023
News & Resources
- Twenty-Four Keating Muething & Klekamp Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars
- Fifty-Two Keating Muething & Klekamp Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2023
- Thirty Keating Muething & Klekamp Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars
What's the best advice you've ever received?
The best advice that I ever received is the cliché “There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” The extra effort is where you see the best return on anything in life.
What is your favorite movie?
My favorite movies are the Guardians of the Galaxy movie series.
If you could give your time/money to one charity, which would you choose and why?
People Working Cooperatively. PWC is a non-profit organization that provides critical home repairs, energy conservation, and accessibility modification services for individuals who are in need, whether due to challenges arising from illness, disability, job loss, or other circumstances. PWC helps residents remain independent and healthy in their own homes, rather than in assisted living and shelter situations, or otherwise being displaced from their home. PWC’s initiative provides an unprecedented value to our community.
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
J.D., University of Akron School of Law, magna cum laude, 2015
B.A, The College of Wooster OH, 2012