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Emily E. Taylor

Boston | Boston Waltham
  • 200 Clarendon Street
  • Boston, MA 02116
  • USA

Emily Taylor is counsel in the Boston office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Emerging Companies Practice. She represents technology, life sciences, and retail companies from formation through initial public offering (IPO). 

Ms. Taylor advises private and public companies on:

  • Early-stage formation and strategy
  • Debt and equity financings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Public offerings
  • Securities law compliance
  • Corporate governance
  • Public company reporting

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Taylor practiced at the Boston office of another leading law firm. Before attending law school, she worked for Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ms. Taylor has advised clients on the following representative transactions:

  • LogMeIn in its acquisition of the GoTo business of Citrix Systems 
  • Rent the Runway in its formation and venture capital financings
  • Smart Destinations in its sale to Big Bus Tours
  • Ardelyx in its PIPE financing and follow-on public offering
  • Wayfair in its acquisition of DwellStudio, its late-stage financing, IPO, and 144A convertible note offering 
  • ZappRx in private debt and equity financings
  • AnchorOps in its sale to FastPay
  • T2 Biosystems in its follow-on public offering    
  • Data Device Corporation in its acquisition of Emrise Electronics
  • Inova labs in its sale to ResMed
  • Formation8 in its investments in Memebox and Radius
  • Agency Oasis in its sale to Rightpoint

Ms. Taylor has provided a wide range of corporate advice to numerous other companies, including:

  • 1366 Technologies
  • A123 Systems
  • ATRunner
  • EcoStrate SFS
  • Ginkgo Bioworks
  • Houghton Mifflin
  • Laser Light Engines
  • Leisure Pass Group 
  • Luluvise
  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals
  • Nasuni
  • Organica
  • Platelet Biogenesis
  • Signpost
  • Sterilite
  • Tracksmith
  • Verastem
  • Virtual Iron
  • Vlingo

Ms. Taylor has also served as the Co-Chair of the Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Committee of the Boston Bar Association.

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