From working at the prestigious Cochran Firm, Dothan PC to opening his own practice, Farrest has represented clients large and small for nearly 27 years.
He has successfully litigated cases in numerous jurisdictions. Many of Taylor’s winning verdicts have been in excess of $1 million. For example, he was lead counsel in an environmental class-action lawsuit that resulted in a $430 million verdict for his clients; in another proceeding, again as lead counsel, he won a $25 million verdict for his client in a wrongful death case.
AV Rated Attorney (highest possible rating) by Martindale Hubble
President's Award, The Cochran Firm - 2010
One of Three Finalists - 2008 National Trial Lawyer of the Year, Public Justice Foundation
"Decision of the Week," the National Law Journal - May 20 - 27, 2002 (Walker v. GuideOne Specialty Mutual Insurance Company)
Alabama State Bar, 1991 - present
Virginia State Bar, 1992 - present
U.S. Supreme Court, 1994 - present
West Virginia State Bar, 2009 - present
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY College of Law, 1990
Juris Doctor Degree with High Honors
Awarded Good Gulfstream Scholarship
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, 1982 - 1986
Master of Science in Chemistry
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, 1978-1982