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William L. Taylor

William L. Taylor

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

New York, NY, USA

William L. Taylor is a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.

Mr. Taylor is a member of Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. He represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures and restructurings, corporate governance matters and shareholder activist situations. Mr. Taylor’s experience includes a wide variety of U.S. and international matters.

Mr. Taylor is a member of the State Bar of New York.  He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky.  He served as a law clerk for the Honorable William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, and for the Honorable John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.


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