Lester Taylor chairs the firm’s education practice group. He also is involved with the firm’s labor and employment, litigation, municipal law, and redevelopment practice groups. While in law school, Mr. Taylor served as a legislative associate for Dominion, a fully integrated electric and natural gas utility company. Following graduation, he served as a law clerk and then worked as an associate at a law firm in Newark. He served as mayor of the City of East Orange from 2014 to 2017. He was named by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40. He has received numerous awards and recognition from civic organizations, and he volunteers his time with students, helping them focus on education and leadership skills.