Wendell C. Taylor
Lecturer in Law
Interests: Corporate Practice
Wendell Taylor is the Director of Outreach at WilmerHale, which he joined in 1995. Mr. Taylor serves on the firm's Executive and Hiring Committees, and is co-chair of the Diversity Committee.
Mr. Taylor's practice focuses on domestic and international corporate transactions, including venture capital financings, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and continuing public company reporting requirements.
Mr. Taylor works with a variety of national and international public companies, including BE Semiconductor Industries N.V., Bookham Technology plc, The Medicines Company and PerkinElmer, Inc. He has represented issuers such as BioTransplant Incorporated and Diacrin, Inc., and leading underwriters including Goldman Sachs & Co., Deutsche Bank AG and Morgan Stanley, in numerous public and private offerings. In addition, Mr. Taylor has represented both buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions, including Bookham Technology PLC's acquisition of New Focus, Inc. and Diacrin, Inc.'s merger with Genvec, Inc.
Mr. Taylor has an active pro bono practice, which includes providing legal services to the firm's non profit partners in the Youth and Education Initiative.
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