Jennifer M. Taylor Attorney At Law

Jennifer M. Taylor - Attorney at Law


T 813.273.5000
F 813.273.5145
Tampa 101 East Kennedy Blvd. Suite 4000 Tampa, Florida 33602

Jennifer is a shareholder in the firm’s Tampa office and a member of the public finance group. She represents cities, counties, school boards, universities, community development districts, and aviation, port and other governmental authorities, as well as banking institutions and underwriters, serving in the roles of bond counsel, disclosure counsel, trustee’s counsel, underwriters’ counsel and bank counsel. Over the course of her career, Jennifer has been involved in more than 500 public finance transactions and has represented clients in the issuance of more than $22 billion of tax-exempt and taxable debt.

Jennifer also has experience in the area of general transactional law, representing diverse corporate and individual clients in matters including procurement of financing, real estate acquisition and development, and corporate structuring.

  • Education
    • Eckerd College, B. A. (2001, High Honors)
      • Editor - Eckerd College Scholar (Fall 2000 - Spring 2001)
      • Letters Collegium Award for Excellence
    • University of Wisconsin - Madison, M.A. (2002)
    • Stetson University College of Law, J.D. (2007, summa cum laude)
      • Stetson Law Review (Spring 2005 - Spring 2007); Notes and Comments Editor (Spring 2006 - Fall 2006); Asst. Articles and Symposia Editor (Spring 2007)
      • Dean's List (all semesters)
  • Admissions
    • Florida
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
      • City, County and Local Government Law Section, Member
      • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
    • National Association of Bond Lawyers
      • Securities Law and Disclosure Committee
    • Women in Public Finance- Florida Chapter
      • Board of Directors
      • Sponsorship Committee, Chair
    • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Civic
    • Leadership Tampa, Class of 2018
  • Presentations and Seminars
    • "Disclosure Issues in Public Finance," Florida Association of County Attorneys 2022 Annual Seminar, Orlando, Florida, June 30, 2022
    • "Climate Change, Cyber Security, Pandemics and Other Risk Factor Disclosure Considerations," The Florida Bar, Public Finance in Florida 2021 Seminar, April 29, 2021
    • "Debt 101: Best Practices in Debt Management," Florida Government Finance Officers Association (FGFOA) Annual Conference, Hollywood, Florida, June 11, 2019
    • "Securities Law Issues in the Use of Websites to Provide Disclosure," The Florida Bar Public Finance in Florida Seminar, Orlando, Florida, May 9, 2019
    • "Securities Disclosure Policy and Procedures in the Wake of the SEC's MCDC Initiative," The Florida Bar, Public Finance in Florida Seminar, Orlando, Florida, May 11, 2017
    • "What You Need to Know Before Creating a PACE Program in Florida," 2016 Florida Financing Roundtable Conference, Council of Development Finance Agencies, Tampa, Florida, May 5, 2016
    • "Ask an Expert: Bonds," National Development Finance Summit, Council of Development Finance Agencies, Charleston, SC, November 3-6, 2015
    • "Financing Regulatory Update," 2015 CDFA Florida Financing Roundtable Conference, Council of Development Finance Agencies, August 5-6, 2015
    • "Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperative (MCDC) Initiative – Summary of Orders Regarding Underwriting Firms," GR E-lert, July 2015
    • "Securities Law Update: SEC Enforcement Initiatives," The Florida Bar, Public Finance in Florida 2015 Seminar, Orlando, Florida, May 7, 2015
    • "Bond Financing for County Projects," Florida Association of Counties Financial Management Workshop, Tallahassee, Florida, March 27, 2015
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2021-2023