Natasha Nisttahuz Taylor

Natasha Nisttahuz Taylor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Houston, TX

Wright Close & Barger, LLP
 | One Riverway, Suite 2200
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 713-572-4321
Fax: 713-572-4320
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (50%),
  • General Litigation (30%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%)
Attorney Profile

Tasha Taylor focuses her practice on civil litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and appellate law. She litigates cases involving personal injury, business torts, and other commercial disputes.  Tasha also handles insurance coverage and extra-contractual litigation, and advises her carrier clients on issues related to a variety of policies, including workers’ compensation, employers’ liability, commercial auto, commercial general liability, and excess and umbrella liability. She has represented clients in state and federal courts in California, Delaware, Florida, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and, of course, Texas.

Tasha has handled appeals before Texas courts of appeals, Texas Supreme Court, and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  As appellate counsel, she has also assisted trial counsel with all phases of trial preparation and has monitored several trials.  As a briefing attorney for the Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Tasha researched legal and factual issues, made recommendations to the justices, and assisted in drafting and editing opinions in a wide array of civil and criminal appeals.

About Natasha Taylor

Admitted: 2009, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Texas Rising Stars as published in Texas Monthly, 2016, 2017, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas
  • Clerkship: Briefing Attorney to Justice Jeffrey V. Brown, Fourteenth Court of Appeals, 2009-2010.  Justice Brown now serves on the Texas Supreme Court.
  • Houston Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Article Editor, Estate Planning and Community Property Journal
  • B.S., Public Relations and B.A., Hispanic Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 2005
  • Comment Editor, Texas Tech Law Review
  • Argued before United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Spring 2009
  • J.D., Texas Tech School of Law 2009, cum laude 
  • Phi Delta Phi Honor Fraternity
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Office Location for Natasha Nisttahuz Taylor

One Riverway
Suite 2200
Houston, TX 77056

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Last Updated: 11/13/2019

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