Michael T. Taurek

Michael Taurek became a partner at Hall Griffin in December 2003. Mr. Taurek's practice has focused on the trial and resolution of complex litigation matters, with a primary emphasis in construction defect and real estate related lawsuits on behalf of some of California's largest developers and general contractors.


Professional & Community Activities

  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • Western Little League, Board of Directors
  • Foothill High School Baseball Boosters, Board of Directors

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Subsidence
  • Lemon Law
  • Mechanics' Liens
  • Mobile Home & Habitability
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Unlawful Detainer


  • J.D., 1994, Pepperdine University of Law
    • Pepperdine Law Review, Editor
  • B.A., 1991, Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, high honors


  • State Bar of California


  • Moot Court Society, Executive Board Member
  • The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law
  • American Jurisprudence Award, International Law