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Trent J. Taylor

Co-Leader, Banking and Finance Group




University of Michigan, J.D., 1996

Gustavus Adolphus College, B.A., 1993

Bar Admissions

Trent Taylor represents national, regional and local financial institutions in real estate, construction, working capital, equipment and vessel financing, including syndicated transactions, letter of credit-backed bond financings, tax credit and other government-supported financings and asset-based lending.

Representative Matters

Reported and Published Decisions

Piers v American United Life Ins. Co. 714 N.E.2d 1289 (Ind. App. 1999)


Best Lawyers in America, Grand Rapids Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year, 2017, 2020 & 2024; Recognized for Banking and Finance Law, 2013-present; Commercial Finance Law, Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, Real Estate Law, 2021-present

Chambers USA, Banking & Finance (Band 2), 2012-present

Michigan Super Lawyers, Banking, 2012-present

Leading Lawyers: Banking and Finance Institutions Law, 2016-present; Real Estate Law: Finance, 2016-present

Grand Rapids Business Journal, Top Lawyers, Banking & Financial Services, 2019 & 2022

Grand Rapids Magazine, Top Lawyers, Banking & Financial Service Law, 2022

DBusiness Magazine, Top Lawyers, Banking & Financial Service, 2023

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

Grand Rapids Bar Association

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

First United Methodist Church, Grand Rapids, Cuba Mission Team, 1999-2000, 2003, 2006, 2013, 2017

Michigan Fire Juniors, Manager, 2017-2018

American Youth Soccer Organization, Coach, 2010-2016

University of Michigan Alumni Association

Association of Corporate Growth - West Michigan Chapter

Family Promise of Grand Rapids, Board of Directors, 2010-2012

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