Taylor McDowell is a transactional attorney in the Corporate & Securities, Healthcare, and Investment Funds practice groups at Jackson Walker. In his corporate practice, Taylor represents public and private companies, state institutions, bank holding companies, and investor groups in a variety of engagements, including public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, fund formation, and primary and secondary investment transactions. Taylor also acts in the role of external general counsel for a number of businesses and represents startup companies in connection with entity formation, corporate governance, seed and series rounds of funding, and e-Commerce issues concerning Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policies.
In his healthcare practice, Taylor represents hospital districts, private hospitals, physicians and group practices, and healthcare startup companies in the role of outside general counsel in various healthcare transactional and regulatory compliance matters involving physician recruitment agreements, physician employment agreements, and non-profit and 162.001(b) entity formation. Taylor has a particular interest in the emerging telehealth industry, and he regularly counsels clients in connection with the development of telemedicine platforms.
Taylor has written a number of academic papers on topics including healthcare, corporate transactions and antitrust, and market-based environmentalism that have been published in law journals with Harvard, Georgetown, and the University of Virginia. Taylor also works on a number of pro bono cases and has drafted asylum petitions for refugees, helped institute microfinance programs for international non-profit organizations, and has assisted with contract disputes and mediation for local non-profit corporations. Taylor also serves on the Board of Directors for El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission, a Texas non-profit corporation that operates a primary care clinic for underserved populations in Austin, Texas.
Taylor has also been recognized as proficient in the Spanish language by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Prior to law school, Taylor worked as a Compliance Analyst for Alcatel-Lucent S.A.
B.S., International Affairs, with highest honors, Georgia Institute of Technology
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
- Editorial Board, Virginia Law & Business Review
- Entrepreneurial Law Clinic
- Virginia Innocence Project
- University Judiciary Committee
- Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society