Taylor Auten

Managing Principal, Legal & Compliance, Operations
  • Durham, NC
Taylor is the Managing Principal of Legal and Compliance at Echo Health Ventures. He is responsible for leading the team that manages the legal affairs and regulatory compliance function of the firm. Taylor oversees the structuring and negotiation of investments and internal governance matters, and he assists in Echo’s portfolio company and stakeholder management.

Prior to joining Echo, Taylor was a partner in the corporate group of Wyrick Robbins Yates and Ponton LLP in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he advised clients on a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including venture capital and private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions and financial services regulatory matters.  Prior to Wyrick Robbins, Taylor was an associate in the financial services group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City.

Taylor received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where he was a Mordecai Scholar, and his B.S. in Civil Engineering, summa cum laude, from North Carolina State University, where he was a Park Scholar.

Taylor is based out of Echo’s Durham, North Carolina office.