Taylor utilizes creative strategy and draws upon past experience to achieve each client’s internal and external ownership transition objectives and to mitigate risk through contract negotiation.

Taylor is an experienced business and corporate attorney that advises design firms in a wide range of mergers and acquisitions and internal ownership transitions. Taylor listens to the client’s goals and guides each transaction from term sheet to closing to ensure both business and personal goals are met. She has hands-on experience in structuring, negotiating, and documenting transactions and advising clients through the integration process.

Taylor also advises design professionals throughout complex contract drafting and negotiation of both traditional and alternative project delivery agreements. She understands the unique risks and coverage concerns design firms face in design-build and other alternative project delivery arrangements and uses contract negotiation strategies to limit potential exposure. Taylor realizes that design professionals would rather avoid costly litigation and that the best way to do so is through risk allocation and forward-thinking contract drafting. Taylor also guides clients through employment disputes, and, more generally, through the regulatory strategies associated with a multi-state practice.


EDUCATION

American University Washington College of Law, JD (with honors)
Rollins College, B.A.

MEMBERSHIPS & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry
DC Bar - Member of the Corporate, Finance and Securities; Employment; and Litigation Sections
Women's Bar Association for the District of Columbia