Keturah Taylor


Recent Publication:

What California's new 'hidden fees statute' means for businesses

Keturah Taylor and Ketan Bhirud address the new California law requiring disclosure of all mandatory fees, and what businesses in The Golden State can do to prepare.

Keturah represents a wide range of clients facing state attorney general (AG) investigations and litigation, from entrepreneurial startups to Fortune 100 corporations. Efficient and results-oriented, Keturah helps her clients work successfully with AG offices and navigate complex regulatory landscapes to achieve outcomes aligned with their strategic business goals.

Keturah represents clients faced with formal and informal AG actions and guides clients through every step of the investigation process, including discovery and negotiations, and litigation and appeals where necessary. Keturah has briefed numerous appellate cases raising complex questions about AG enforcement authority and interpretation of state consumer protection and antitrust laws. She also regularly advises clients on compliance and best practices designed to avoid regulatory scrutiny in the first instance.

Keturah’s industry experience encompasses hospitality, financial services/fintech, telecommunications, gaming, retail energy, oil and gas, and auto manufacturing, among others. She represents companies of all sizes and at every stage in the business life cycle — from fledgling online operators to longstanding institutions — across a wide range of issues, including consumer protection, data privacy and security, antitrust, credit card surcharging, utilities regulation, and more. Keturah particularly enjoys representing new and emerging businesses, for whom a state AG investigation can have game-changing consequences.

While in law school, Keturah completed legal internships in the chambers of Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Federal Programs Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. She was also on the editorial board of The George Washington Law Review, and served as a teaching and research assistant to two former deans of The George Washington University Law School.

Keturah maintains an active pro bono practice, including successfully obtaining a resentencing to time served under the D.C. Second Look Amendment Act for a client sentenced to life imprisonment as a juvenile. 



Best Lawyers Honors More Than 200 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys to its Best Lawyers in America 2024 Edition

August 17, 2023

Best Lawyers selected 232 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s U.S. offices for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Law360 Publishes Our Tips To Avoid Regulatory Scrutiny as Expert Analysis

February 01, 2022

Lori Kalani and Keturah Taylor’s five tips for retailers and other parties impacted by supply chain snafus are a must-read for businesses wanting to avoid attention from state AGs.

Colorado Gov. Repeals Ban On Credit Card Surcharges

July 08, 2021

The State AG Group’s Bernard Nash and Keturah Taylor have notched another win for client CardX, LLC. with Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signing into law SB 21-091 a measure repealing the state's prohibition on credit card surcharges, joining a wave of other states that have recently done the same.

CardX One Step Closer to Operating in 50 States.

March 01, 2021

The Kansas District Court issued a judgment on Friday Feb 26 in favor of our client, Chicago-based payments technology company CardX, LLC, declaring that a Kansas law prohibiting credit card surcharges was unconstitutional as applied to CardX’s surcharging model. The court held that the statute violated CardX’s First Amendment right to commercial speech by unjustifiably controlling how prices are communicated to consumers. This judgment brings the number of states in which CardX is able to operate to 47, with only Colorado, Connecticut and Massachusetts continuing surcharge bans.


What California's new 'hidden fees statute' means for businesses

June 25, 2024

Keturah Taylor and Ketan Bhirud address the new California law requiring disclosure of all mandatory fees, and what businesses in The Golden State can do to prepare.

State AG Pulse | Changing of the Guard in the PNW

June 11, 2024

In Episode 7 of State AG Pulse, Stephen Cobb and Keturah Taylor dive into the open seat state AG races in Oregon and Washington and other issues shaping the political landscape in the Pacific Northwest.

State AG Pulse | Never Say Never to Federal Privacy Legislation

May 28, 2024

In this episode of State AG Pulse, Meghan Stoppel and Keturah Taylor, along with Madison Smith of Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, discuss comprehensive state privacy laws and how the uptick in recently enacted state legislation is impacting the federal privacy conversation in Congress.

State Surcharging Laws Create Both Risks and Opportunities for Merchants

May 23, 2024

Surcharging innovator Jonathan Razi and Keturah Taylor analyze the emerging patchwork of state surcharging laws.

Credit Card Surcharging Regulatory Changes Create Both Risks and Opportunities for Businesses [Alert]

February 14, 2024

Several states are considering or enacting laws addressing credit card surcharging, with New York and New Jersey offering recent examples and providing clarity for businesses and consumers.

The Future Of State AG Antitrust Enforcement And Federal-State Cooperation

February 01, 2024

In CPI’s January Antitrust Chronicle Milton Marquis, Keturah Taylor and Meghan Stoppel review recent state AG antitrust enforcement actions and offer predictions for what’s to come.

California AG’s Consumer Protection Authority Gains New Teeth [Alert]

December 14, 2023

Meghan Stoppel and Keturah Taylor discuss new legislation taking effect on January 1, 2024, in California that will establish a Consumer Fraud Restitution Fund within the state treasury.

State AG Pulse | America’s Pastime Unites AGs

October 30, 2023

A case stemming from action by Major League Baseball that left 40 minor league teams out in the cold has energized AGs on both sides of the aisle. Stephen Cobb and Keturah Taylor discuss the action by state AGs and the signals it sends.

State AG Pulse | AGs: The Dukes of (Environmental) Hazard

October 09, 2023

In Episode 5, Meghan Stoppel and Keturah Taylor discuss how a recent action by DC AG Schwalb against an electric utility company exemplifies AGs’ clout in the environmental arena.

State AG Pulse | Action By MN AG Ellison Could Ripple Through Debt Servicing Industry

September 18, 2023

This episode of State AG Pulse looks at an investigation by Minnesota AG Keith Ellison into student loan providers alleged to have violated consumer protection and registration laws in his state, and the likelihood that it will sweep in other regulators and ripple throughout the debt servicing industry.

Regulators Swarm Around Payment Apps, Raising Fears of Enforcement Spree

July 13, 2023

In, Siran Faulders and Keturah Taylor offer tips to help digital payment platforms minimize regulatory blowback.

AGs Discuss Everything from AI to ORC at AGA Meeting [State AG Report]

June 30, 2023

Keturah Taylor discusses key takeaways from the conversations at this year’s AG Alliance annual meeting between AGs and the legal and business communities.

Don’t let your payment platforms attract regulatory scrutiny

June 06, 2023

In Legal Dive, Siran Faulders and Keturah Taylor offer principles to help companies that provide or use payments fintech avoid regulatory scrutiny and costly investigation.

Regulators and Cybersecurity Leaders Advise Businesses on How to Prepare For A Major Attack and the Consequences of Failure to Act

April 06, 2023

On April 4, 2023, the office of Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul was joined by leaders in technology and law enforcement for a full-day symposium designed to inform CISOs, CTOs and CIOs on how best to protect their business from cyber threats.

State AGs, Federal Regulators Gather to Discuss Tech Competition, ESG, Privacy, and More

December 14, 2022

State AG Group member KeturahTaylor provides an inside look at last week’s NAAG Capital Forum and gives a rundown on all the important topics covered.

Countdown to Decision 2022 – Election Perspectives from Our Team

October 06, 2022

As election day 2022 approaches, members of the Cozen O’Connor State AG Group share their thoughts on some of the trends and themes that have emerged over the course of the primary season.

Five Tips To Keep Your Business Off Regulators’ Radars During Supply Chain and Other Economic Disruptions [Alert]

January 26, 2022

Lori Kalani and Keturah Taylor give five tips to deter regulatory scrutiny businesses should pay close attention to as they navigate through the supply chain and other economic disruptions.

State Attorneys General Antitrust Enforcement: Trends and Insights

August 26, 2019

Milton Marquis, Ann-Marie Luciano & Keturah Taylor published an article highlighting the growing role of State Attorneys General utilizing their antitrust authority on a national scale through multistate action and co-enforcement activity with their federal counterparts.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

2024 Annual Meeting of the Attorney General Alliance

June 12, 2024 - Colorado Spring, CO


  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2017
  • Oregon State University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2014

Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers in America - Ones To Watch, 2024

  • District of Columbia
  • Oregon