Daniel K. Taylor


Daniel K. Taylor
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Attorney Overview

Daniel K. Taylor represents individuals and businesses in disputes ranging from simple breach of contract actions to complex multi-million dollar class action lawsuits. Dan has successfully litigated a wide variety of business disputes including breach of contract, commercial landlord tenant, class actions, construction defects, deceptive and unfair business practices, fraud, governmental investigations, non-compete/non-solicitation, tortious interference, and trade secrets. He has also acted as outside general counsel to a variety of businesses including closely held corporations, e-commerce retailers, a Florida based furniture retailer, and a national fitness chain.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Class Action Litigation
Construction and Real Estate Litigation
Outside General Counsel


  • Florida
  • Illinois (currently inactive)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida


  • North Central College, President’s List Scholar, (B.A., 2001)
  • University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, Chief Justice – Moot Court Honor’s Society, (J.D. 2006)

Professional and Civic Activities

  • The Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Frameworks of Tampa Bay (2017-2019)
  • Ambassador Committee Member, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce (2014-2015)
  • Bike MS

Dan joined Sivyer Barlow Watson & Haughey, P.A. in 2022. Prior to joining the firm, Dan was a Partner at Englander Fischer in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Dan relocated to Florida in 2014 from Chicago where he practiced for 8 years as a founding partner of a civil and criminal litigation firm after starting his career as an Assistant State’s Attorney.