Laura Hodges Taylor, a partner in the firm's Financial Industry and Fintech practices and co-leader of the Impact and Responsible Investing practice, focuses on corporate finance and securities law. Ms. Hodges Taylor represents a range of investment management firms, including private equity firms, hedge fund managers and investment advisors, often as outside general counsel. She also works with businesses in a variety of industries, including life sciences, technology, traditional industry and business services, and with investment banking firms in connection with financings and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Hodges Taylor served as co-chair of Goodwin's Corporate Department (1997-2000) and is a former member of the firm's Executive Committee and Allocations Committee.





Ms. Hodges Taylor’s work with investment firms includes structuring and forming funds and other pooled investment vehicles; effecting investment transactions including buyouts and minority investments as well as debt financings; advising on compliance and regulatory matters; and arrangements among firm principals and partners. Her company practice focuses on transactions such as public and private offerings of equity and debt and acquisitions, as well as general business and securities advice. In addition, Ms. Hodges Taylor’s corporate finance work includes a specialization in Canadian public offerings by U.S. businesses of income trust interests and income securities.


Ms. Hodges Taylor has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and Best Lawyers in America. She has also been named to the 2014 Women in Business Law Expert Guide.

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J.D., 1982
Harvard Law School
B.A., 1977
Wellesley College



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