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Taylor & Powell, LLC

NASM’s Legal Counsel, Bill Taylor of Taylor & Powell, PLLC, has over twenty-five years of experience working with petroleum marketers and successfully assisting them on matters of concern.  His long commitment to Shell marketers has included service on a number of association and industry committees, as well as authorship of many articles on legal topics affecting marketers.  Mr. Powell is experienced in litigating disputes in federal and state courts on behalf of marketer clients and he has the knowledge and the skills to answer your questions or help you with problems relating to such topics as:

1. Contracts;
2. Petroleum Marketers Practices Act (PMPA)
3. Commercial Transactions;
4. Mergers and Acquisitions;
5. Environmental Law;
6. Robinson-Patman;
7. Below-cost Sales; and
8. Antitrust Issues

Taylor & Powell, LLC is pleased to offer two special services to NASM members:

  1. A half-hour of free legal consultation on a broad range of issues.
  2. Discounted hourly rates on projects that involve more than a half hour of their time.

Mr. Taylor, in partnership with his former partner Russ Powell, has also written several Legal Bulletins and Alerts for NASM members.  Click here to read any of these articles (you must be logged in).

Taylor & Powell, PLLC
Bill Taylor:  williamltaylor@live.com
1001 G St., N.W., Ste. 800
Washington, DC 20001
Phone:  (202) 420-7880
Fax:  (202) 706-6080

William Taylor
Bill Taylor is a member of the Washington, DC, law firm of Taylor & Powell, PLLC. For over 30 years, Bill has helped petroleum marketers deal successfully with a full range of issues, including the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act, environmental laws and regulations, antitrust and franchise issues, and business transactions, including acquisitions and supply contract issues.  Bill and his partner, Russ Powell, serve as legal counsel to the National Association of Shell Marketers and the Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Distributors Association, and edit and publish the Digest of Decisions Under the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act (available online at www.pmlis.com).  Bill has also served as President of the Association of Oil Marketer Attorneys and as Vice Chairman of the American Bar Association=s Committee on Oil Refining and Marketing.  Bill received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wake Forest University in 1970, and a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of North Carolina Law School in 1973.  He is a member of the bars of North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and the District of Columbia.  He is also admitted to the bar of the United States Supreme Court and to numerous Federal District Courts and Federal Courts of Appeal.  Bill’s fellow attorneys have given him the highest rating ("av") for attorneys, as reflected in Martindale-Hubbell, the national attorney directory.


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