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 Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Represented WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) in its definitive agreement to acquire Meridian.
Served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel to Ardent Health Services in its acquisition of East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC)
We represented International Systems of America, LLC (ISA), a portfolio company of Gen Cap America, in its sale to Align Capital Partners.
Represented CenseoHealth in its sale to New Mountain Capital
Represented Quest Diagnostics in its acquisition of Cleveland HeartLab
Represented Standard Function Foods in its sale to a private bakery
Represented AmSurg Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSG) in its merger with Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EVHC)
Provided legal counsel to WellCare in its acquisition of Universal American Corp.
Represented Starmount Life Insurance Company and AlwaysCare Benefits in the acquisition by Unum for $127 million plus net assets
Represented WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) in the sale of Sterling Life Insurance Company to Cigna
Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Financial Services Regulation Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2018, 2016)
Best Lawyers in America® — Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Insurance Law (2007-2019)
IFLR1000 – Notable Practitioner
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2010, 2012)
George Mason University School of Law — Best Scholastic Performance Award, Banking & Financial Services Law