Steve Taylor’s corporate, securities and financial institutions practice includes insurance and bank regulatory matters and corporate transactions as well as general corporate representations.
Prior to joining the firm, Steve served as Associate General Counsel of First American Corporation, a multistate bank and insurance holding company.
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
The District of Columbia Bar
The Federation of Regulatory Counsel — Board of Directors
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Gen Cap America, Inc., a private equity firm focused on lower middle market buyouts, on its acquisition of Lab Products, LLC and Hartford Systems, LLC (together, “Lab Products”) from Avidity Science, LLC. Lab Products is a leading manufacturer providing an extensive line of laboratory research animal housing and care equipment. This transaction marks Gen Cap America’s fourteenth acquisition from its seventh fund.
Representation of Gen Cap America, Inc. in the sale of its portfolio company, L.W. Allen – a water and wastewater control systems manufacturer – to SJE Inc., a portfolio company of Audax Group and leading manufacturer of water and wastewater control solutions.
Representation of Parthenon Capital, a growth-oriented private equity firm, as healthcare regulatory counsel in its investment in RxSense, a high-growth healthcare technology company that utilizes its proprietary technology platform to provide innovative prescription savings solutions to consumers and pharmacy benefits administration and analytics to enterprise customers
We represented HealthStream (Nasdaq: HSTM), a leading provider of workforce and provider solutions for the healthcare industry, in its $67.5 million cash acquisition of Change Healthcare’s staff scheduling business, which includes ANSOS™ Staff Scheduling application and related products. Together, ANSOS with recent acquisitions, ShiftWizard and NurseGrid, will represent HealthStream’s portfolio of nurse and staff scheduling solutions and helps establish them as the market leader in healthcare workforce scheduling business.
We represented West Virginia Mutual Insurance Company (WVMIC), the only member-owned medical liability insurance company in West Virginia, in its sale to MagMutual Insurance Company, one of the leading providers of medical professional liability insurance in the country. WVMIC will become MagMutual’s Mid-Eastern Region, adding support to policyholders and expanding their geographic footprint in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.
Representation of MSouth Equity Partners, a private equity firm with a focus on lower middle market management buyouts, in its acquisition of iBenefit Communication, a benefit communication, engagement, and enrollment services company
Representation of Gen Cap America, Inc. in the sale of its portfolio company, Aero Systems Engineering, a provider of design and build test and wind tunnel facility solutions as well as lab testing services for jet engines and airframes
Representation of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., a government-focused managed care provider, in its merger with Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) for $17.3 billion
Representation of Walker Die Casting, Inc., a Tennessee-based corporation that produces high-quality aluminum die castings, in its sale to Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN), the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles
Best Lawyers® — Nashville Financial Services Regulation Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2022, 2018, 2016)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Insurance Law (2007-2022)
IFLR1000 — Notable Practitioner (2019-2021)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2010, 2012)
George Mason University School of Law — Best Scholastic Performance Award, Banking & Financial Services Law