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Taylor A. Gast

313 South Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933-2114
T 517.371.8238
F 517.371.8200


Taylor Gast helps businesses and business-owners solve problems as a member of Foster Swift's Business and Corporate practice group. He first came to the firm as a summer associate and returned after graduating from law school. Taylor focuses on areas relating to business formation, business transactions, taxation, technology law and employee benefits. Among other topics, Taylor is familiar with rules relating to hedge fund investments by qualified retirement plans.

Taylor is constantly focused on helping others and becoming a better advisor. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law after earning academic honors. He was an associate editor of the Illinois Law Review, a Legal Writing and Analysis teaching assistant, and vice president of the Corporate and Business Law Association. Taylor also represented and advocated for homeowners facing foreclosure through Illinois' Community Preservation Clinic. As a law student, he was an extern at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Taylor earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan where he fundraised for several charities and also was a rank leader in the Michigan Marching Band trombone section.

Outside of the office, Taylor remains involved in the community through volunteer work, tutoring, and other endeavors. Prior to law school, he was a grant writer for a nonprofit organization that teaches job readiness skills to youth.


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Legal Affiliations:

  • State Bar of Michigan

Community Involvement:

  • Michigan Technology Network—Lansing



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University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 2015, magna cum laude

University of Michigan, B.A. Political Science, 2010

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