The Cochran Firm Atlanta

Farrest  Taylor


111 East Main Street
Dothan, AL 36301

Of counsel with The Cochran Firm – Dothan, Farrest Taylor has litigated a wide variety of cases and has been involved in some of the country’s most significant high-profile environmental cases. Farrest’s practice focuses on appellate advocacy, environmental litigation, complex litigation, and personal injury. During his 20 years of practice, Farrest has written hundreds of legal briefs addressing a wide variety of issues. He has served as lead counsel in complex cases in several jurisdictions. In 2007, Farrest was co-lead counsel for an environmental case against E.I. DuPont which resulted in a $390 million jury verdict, the largest consumer verdict for that year.

Honors & Awards

  • Nominee for The Public Justice Foundation’s Trial Lawyer of the Year Award for his work on the environmental case against E.I. DuPont, 2008

Professional Associations & Memberships

Farrest is licensed to practice law in Alabama, Virginia and West Virginia. Other associations include:

  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • West Virginia State Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Alabama Trial Lawyers Association
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association


  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law
  • M.S., University of Virginia
  • B.S., University of Alabama

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