Faculty Profile: Jerry Taylor

Jerry TaylorThompson Burton PLLC
Previous Courses Taught (11)
  • Administrative Law Forum 2023
  • Health Law Forum 2022: Tennessee Legislative Update and State Case Review
  • 35th Annual Health Law Forum
  • 33rd Annual Health Law Forum 2021 Online Track – Day 1
  • 34th Annual Health Law Forum
  • 33rd Annual Health Law Forum
  • Health Law Forum: Online Track
  • 32nd Annual Health Law Forum
  • Admin Law: Creating and Challenging Rules of State Boards
  • Administrative Law Annual Forum 2018
  • 26th Annual Health Law Forum

Jerry W. Taylor is a veteran healthcare attorney in the areas of regulatory compliance and administrative law with a focus on state agencies and departments. He has formerly served as General Counsel to the state agency responsible for the certificate of need program, and as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Tennessee, where he was primarily responsible for the defense and prosecution of civil suits involving public health care issues. Following this public service, he entered into the private practice of law in 1994.

Mr. Taylor's background affords him a broad and balanced knowledge of laws and regulations affecting the health care industry, and the ability to effectuate practical solutions to legal concerns of clients. He has successfully represented clients including hospitals, physicians, long term care providers, surgery centers, imaging centers, home health and hospice providers and others in obtaining certificates of need, licenses, and other regulatory approvals for the establishment and operations of health care facilities and services.

Mr. Taylor is an Adjunct Professor in the graduate-level business school at MTSU, currently teaching a class entitled "Legal Aspects of Health Care."  He serves on the Executive Committee of the Administrative Law section of the TBA.  Mr. Taylor formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Nashville Health Care Council.