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Shawn Taylor advises clients on a variety of mortgage banking matters across Florida and his extensive litigation expertise has been the foundation of his residential practice. Shawn employs a mix of skill, comprehensive knowledge and a solid understanding of a client's business goals.
Meet Shawn Taylor, the Florida Practice Group Director, and a true legal powerhouse. With an impressive background in Florida law, Shawn's leadership has propelled our practice group to new heights. His in-depth knowledge of the state's legal landscape and unwavering dedication to our clients have made him an invaluable asset to our team. Shawn's approachable demeanor and excellent communication skills foster a positive working environment, encouraging collaboration and driving our collective success. Through his guidance, our Florida Practice Group continues to deliver outstanding results, securing our position as a leading legal force in the Sunshine State.
As the Practice Group Director, Shawn plays a pivotal role in providing comprehensive support to attorneys, agile team facilitators, and members of the practice area. His dedication to ensuring compliance with legal requirements and suggesting process improvements has been instrumental in our continued success. Shawn's expertise in interpreting laws, rulings, and regulations helps keep the team informed, and his exceptional communication skills facilitate open dialogue and teamwork. Through his extensive understanding of MDK's culture and outlook, Shawn ensures that the Florida practice group is well-equipped to excel and make a significant impact as valued contributors and supporters of the firm's mission.
Shawn received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology, cum laude, from the University of Florida in 2007. Next, he received his Master of Science in Management from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida in 2008. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the Fredric G. Levin College of Law at the University of Florida in 2012. Shawn's educational accolades include Legal Research and Writing Honors, Trial Practice Honors, Florida Bright Future’s Recipient (2004-2007) and President's Dean List. In addition, Shawn received a pro bono certificate.
Prior to joining MDK Shawn gained experience as a litigator, appellate advocate and senior counsel at boutique law firms specializing in Florida residential mortgage foreclosures. Shawn has represented and defended mortgage lenders and servicers in various contested foreclosure proceedings, mediations, trials, and appellate actions throughout Florida.
For his contributions to the field, Shawn was chosen for the Florida edition of Super Lawyers Rising Stars list of 2023 as well as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in 2024. These recognitions are a testament to Shawn's outstanding abilities and the respect he has earned from his peers.