Managing Director & Chief Legal Officer
As Chief Legal Officer and Managing Director for Permanent Equity, Taylor leads all transactions for the firm, from the initial stages to diligence, negotiation, documentation and closing. In addition, Taylor manages all fund formation matters, as well as the legal needs for all portfolio companies. Taylor also provides support to the business development and finance teams with respect to deal generation, structure and valuation matters. Prior to his time with Permanent Equity, Taylor was in private practice for 12 years as an associate and partner, representing both public and private companies, as well as private equity, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, finance, securities and general corporate counseling. Most recently, Taylor was a partner with Greensfelder, Hemker and Gale, where he also served as the practice group leader for the firm's business services practice.