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 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
Represented Pace Payment Systems, Inc. in its sale to i3 Verticals, Inc. for $52.7 million
Representation of Evolent Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVH), a health care company that delivers proven clinical and administrative solutions to payers and providers, in a joint venture with GlobalHealth
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
Best Lawyers® — Nashville Financial Services Regulation Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2018, 2016)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Insurance Law (2007-2021)
IFLR1000 — Notable Practitioner
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2010, 2012)
George Mason University School of Law — Best Scholastic Performance Award, Banking & Financial Services Law