Stephen C. Taylor has served as assistant attorney general in the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) of the District of Columbia, where he offered legal counsel to the District Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) concerning its procurement operations. Prior to joining the OAG, he served as the chief procurement officer for the city of Alexandria, VA.
Before working for the city of Alexandria, Taylor had 10 years of financial services regulation experience in the district government, serving in roles at the Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) and an agency that would later merge with DISB, the Department of Banking and Financial Institutions (DBFI). At the DISB, he most recently served as general counsel, managing the Office of Legal Affairs. Taylor also directed the DISB’s legislative and regulatory drafting programs, assisting in implementing the federal Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. He also previously served as the DISB’s Acting Deputy Commissioner and as the agency’s senior counsel.
At the DBFI, Taylor served as general counsel, providing advice regarding the District’s depository and non-depository financial institutions. In addition, he managed the DBFI’s revision of the District’s Banking Code and Predatory Lending law. Taylor has also held positions in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer and the Council of the District of Columbia.
Taylor holds a master of laws degree and juris doctor from Georgetown University Law Center and a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University.