Taylor Ball

Senior Associate

Santa Monica

Taylor advises public and private companies and individual executives on tax and securities issues related to equity-based compensation, including stock options, restricted stock, employee stock purchase plans, and deferred compensation arrangements, along with other compensation and benefits matters in the context of ongoing business operations and mergers and acquisitions.

Taylor’s recent sell-side experience includes having represented 

  • 21st Century Fox, Inc.* in its acquisition by The Walt Disney Company
  • E Trade Financial Corporation* in its acquisition by Morgan Stanley
  • Rockwell Collins, Inc.* in its acquisition by United Technologies Corp.
  • DPx Holdings B.V.* in its acquisition by Thermo Fisher

Her recent buy-side experience includes having represented 

  • IAC* in its acquisition of Care.com
  • LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton* in its acquisition of Tiffany & Co.
  • Exact Sciences Corporation* in its acquisition of Genomic Health, Inc.
  • Hillenbrand, Inc.* in its acquisition of Milacron Holdings
*Denotes pre-Orrick experience.