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  • The University of Mississippi School of Law
    JD, magna cum laude, 1987
    Research Editor, Mississippi Law Journal; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi; Dean Robert J. Farley Graduation Award for Highest GPA

  • University of Mississippi
    BBA, magna cum laude, 1981
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Ann Taylor
Special Counsel
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4744 tel
601.949.4804 fax

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Ann Corso Taylor is special counsel in the firm. Drawing on more than 30 years of experience, she handles matters encompassing every aspect of real estate law.

Ann advises clients on matters involving acquisitions, sales, leasing, and financing. In recent years, she has been heavily involved in negotiating leases with national and local tenants for the developer of a new shopping center development. She also has been involved in the purchasing and selling of numerous apartment complexes across the state of Mississippi and has handled real estate acquisition and development issues for numerous gaming clients.

Ann has considerable experience negotiating, structuring, and documenting complex financing transactions involving all types of collateral, ranging from real estate to inventory and receivables, for borrowers and lenders.

In addition to several state and national bar association memberships, Ann is a member of the Tri-County Real Estate Association, the Hinds County Bar Association and she is a founding board member of the Bessie Young Council, an organization that provides mentoring opportunities and financial scholarships to the non-traditional law student at the University of Mississippi. She also is a member of the board of the Mississippi Title Examination Standards, which is drafting a set of title examination standards to be utilized by all Mississippi attorneys.

Noteworthy

  • Chambers USA, Real Estate
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys, Fellow
  • Mississippi Title Examination Standards, Board Member
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mississippi Business Journal, Mississippi's 50 Leading Business Women (2001)
  • Mississippi Business Journal, "Top 40 Under 40" (2000) 

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Presentations

  • Bessie Young Mentoring Conference, Panelist, 2018

Memberships

  • Capitol Area Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Mississippi Secretary of State, Business Law Advisory Group, Past Member
  • Real Estate Section of Mississippi Bar, Past Executive Committee Member
  • The Mississippi Bar, Sections of Business Law and Real Estate; Real Property Section, Mississippi Title Standards Board
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Bessie Young Council, Founding Member (2017)
  • Women's Foundation of Mississippi, Former Board Member
  • National Network of Commercial Real Estate Women, Member at Large