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.
Steve's practice involves:
Mergers & Acquisitions - Advises clients on mergers and acquisitions involving insurance holding companies, insurance companies, bank holding companies, national banks, state member and non-member banks, federal savings institutions, reinsurers, HMOs and insurance agencies;
Financial Services - Counsels financial institution clients on a broad range of federal and state regulatory matters, including de novo formation domestic insurance companies, Tennessee captive insurance companies and Tennessee state chartered banks, and represents clients on licensure of insurance agencies, third party administrators, self-insured workers’ compensation companies and insurance producers;
Government Advocacy & Public Policy - Represents clients before the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions and the federal banking agencies; and,
Insurance - Represents corporate clients on negotiation of manuscripted insurance policies, insurance coverage issues and policy disputes.
Steve currently serves on the firm's Investment Committee.
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
The District of Columbia Bar
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Financial Services Regulation Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2016)
Best Lawyers in America® — Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Insurance Law (2007-2017)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2010, 2012)
George Mason University School of Law — Best Scholastic Performance Award, Banking & Financial Services Law
Insurance & Managed Care
Corporate & Securities
Banks & Financial Institutions
Privacy & Data Security
George Mason University School of Law
District of Columbia, 1994