Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
Practice Areas
  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, honors
  • B.A., North Carolina State University, summa cum laude
  • North Carolina
  • Outsourcing
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Technology Licensing
  • E-Commerce Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate Law
  • Supply Chain Matters
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Todd C. Taylor

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Professional Affiliations

Todd Taylor serves as a Member and co-leader of Moore & Van Allen's Commercial & Technology Transactions practice group, as well as its Privacy & Data Security group. Taylor focuses his practice on data privacy and security, licensing, technology, supply chain and commercial transactional matters.

Before joining Moore & Van Allen, Taylor served as an in-house attorney at Bank of America, where he worked extensively on various technology licensing, supply chain, cross-border and third party servicing arrangements.


  • "Introduction to Legal Issues in Outsourcing,"  Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Charlotte, North Carolina, February 11, 2010
  • "IP Trademark, Copyright & Licensing Counsel Forum," an ALM/Corporate Counsel Event, The Harvard Club, New York City, September 15, 2011
  • "Overview of Third-Party Contracting and Outsourcing," National Business Institute, Charlotte, North Carolina, December 8, 2011
  • "Outsourcing and Offshoring," Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Charlotte, North Carolina, February 2, 2012
  • "Legal Issues Associated with Corporate Bring Your Own Device Programs," JP Morgan Chase, New York, New York, December 6, 2012
  • "Addressing Risks in Contracting with Parties in Emerging Markets," Association of Corporate Counsel's Contracts & IP Symposium, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 1, 2013
  • "Privacy & Social Media in the Workplace," Globalaw webinar, December 9, 2013
  • "Social Media- Strategies and Risks," Association of Corporate Counsel Charlotte Chapter, February 5, 2014
  • "How to Navigate the Data Breach Storm:  Identifying the Risks and Managing the Aftermath," CommercialLawWebAdvisor webinar, January 15, 2015
  • "Export/Import Issues & Data Movement Concerns in Cross-Border Transactions,"  Association of Corporate Counsel Charlotte Chapter, July 23, 2015
  • "Effective Data Security Management: Keeping Your Data Protected in the Cloud,"  The Knowledge Group, March 22, 2016
  • "Data Breaches And Cyber Security – Are You Ready?,"  ABA/Young Lawyers’ Division 2016 Fall Conference, October 20, 2016
  • "Technology & Data Issues in Contracts: Crafting Intellectual Property Licensing Related Provisions & Information Sharing and Security Related Provisions," Association of Corporate Counsel Charlotte Chapter, February 15, 2017
  • "The EU General Data Protection Regulation: A Primer for U.S. Companies," Association of Corporate Counsel Charlotte Chapter, February 21, 2018
  • "The Digital and Privacy Law Revolution: The Impact of Privacy Law and the Cloud on Business," ACC South Carolina Annual Meeting, September 28, 2018
  • "Mischief Managed: Best Practices in Developing a Crisis Response Program", Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Charlotte, North Carolina, February 13, 2020

  • “Enforcing Unilateral Contract Amendments”, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Charlotte, North Carolina, August 5, 2020


  • “A collision of rules in the evolving world of online banking,” The Hill, January 12, 2017
  • “New York’s proposed cyber-security compliance challenge,” Compliance Week, December 21, 2016
  • “New York's Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations: An Old Path Or a New Trail?,” Bloomberg Law Reports- Banking, November 22, 2016
  • “Proposed Global Online Freedom Act Could Impact Supply Chains, Outsourcing Efforts and Foreign Operations of U.S. and Multinational Companies,” Bloomberg Law Reports – Technology Law, January 18, 2012
  • “Purging Slavery from California’s Supply Chain,” Law360, February 7, 2012
  • “Corporate Cybersecurity: Emerging Threats & Recent Developments,” Corporate Board Member, 2nd Quarter 2012 edition
  • “US Employment Woes Slow Visas for Foreign Workers,” Charlotte Business Journal, May 18, 2012
  • "An Analysis of Proposed Federal Cybersecurity Legislation," Corporate Counsel, September 17, 2012
  • “Blogger’s liability for third-party comments and content: A growing legal threat for bloggers or plaintiffs’ lingering ignorance of the law?” Westlaw Journal— Computer & Internet, November 30, 2012
  • “Technology: 4 important issues to address in the brave new world of BYOD programs,” InsideCounsel, November 30, 2012
  • "Defending against cyber-attacks," InsideCounsel, December 14, 2012
  • "The biggest social media lesson of 2012," InsideCounsel, December 28, 2012
  • "Navigating the export control maze," InsideCounsel, January 11, 2013
  • "Don't let the cloud services Grinch steal your Christmas," InsideCounsel, January 25, 2013
  • "Ensuring ownership of contractor-created technology and other works," InsideCounsel, February 8, 2013
  • "Social Media in the workplace: The impact of recent NLRB rulings," Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet, May 3, 2013
  • "Social Media and the Stored Communications Act: Does a 1986 Law Protect Timelines and Tweets?" Bloomberg Social Media Law & Policy Report, November 26, 2013
  • "Can Using Facebook Be a Firing Offense?" The Corporate Counselor, December 2013
  • "3 data security best practices learned from FTC enforcement actions," InsideCounsel, June 2, 2014
  • "EU-U.S. Safe Harbor agreement heading for troubled water?" InsideCounsel, July 17, 2014

Of Note

  • IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners, 2019-2020
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US), International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Past Board Member, Theatre Charlotte
  • Graduate of Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership School
  • Graduate of Mecklenburg County Civic 101 Program
  • Past Pack Treasurer/Assistant Den Leader for Cub Scout Pack 24/Mecklenburg Boy Scouts Apache Counsel
  • Past Board Member, Junior Achievement of the Central Carolinas
  • Past Board Member, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Athletic League 


Professional Affiliations

  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Former Law Clerk to Judges Charles Poston and Lydia Taylor, Norfolk Circuit Court, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar 
  • American Bar Association