Calida A. Taylor


Calida is a member of the Corporate and Securities practice group and has experience handling complex civil litigation in state and federal courts. Her areas of focus include mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, complex commercial agreements, corporate finance and general corporate counseling. Calida represents public and private companies in stock and asset acquisitions, mergers and other complex transactions across a broad range of industries. Calida also regularly advises investors in connection with private equity and hedge fund investments, co-investments and managed accounts, and advises funds in connection with fund formation matters.

Illinois Super Lawyers named Calida a Rising Star in Corporate and Securities since 2017. Her prior experience includes serving as a law clerk for The Honorable Michael M. Mihm, U.S. District Court Judge for the Central District of Illinois.

  • Illinois Super Lawyers, “Rising Star” in “Business and Corporate Law” since 2017

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York