J. Taylor Rounds

J. Taylor Rounds

Associate Attorney
Anchorage, Alaska

Taylor Rounds is an associate attorney in the Anchorage office. Born and raised in Anchorage, Mr. Rounds returned to Alaska after graduating from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2011. In addition to his work at Clapp Peterson, Mr. Rounds worked as a Law Clerk for Anchorage Superior Court Judge Michael Spaan. He joined Clapp Peterson in 2012. His practice areas include products liability, premises liability and personal injury defense litigation, professional and medical malpractice, occupational licensing, and labor and employment law.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Products and Premises Liability
  • Professional and Medical Malpractice
  • Occupational Licensing
  • Labor and Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Alaska
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • Juris Doctorate magna cum laude - 2011
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Oregon State University
    • B.S. - 2008
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Contributing Editor, Alaska Chapter, Product Liability Desk Reference, A Fifty-State Compendium (2017) (Aspen Publishers)
  • Contributing Editor, Product Liability Defenses: A State-by-State Compendium (2014) (Defense Research Institute)
  • Co-Author, Alaska section of the JPMA-DRI Summary of Child Product Liability Law for United States and Canada (2015)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alaska Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Past Employment Positions

  • Alaska Court System Anchorage Superior Court Judge Michael Spaan, Law Clerk, 2010 - 2012
  • Brock Carpenter McGuire & DeWulf, Legal Intern
  • Harder Wells Baron & Manning, Legal Intern