Jeannine Taylor

Jeannine Taylor, JD
Deputy General Counsel
Keck Medicine of USC

Jeannine Taylor is deputy general counsel for Keck Medicine of USC. She manages USC’s health sciences legal team and administers the health sciences legal fellowship program for USC Gould School of Law graduates. She also provides legal support for Keck Medicine, assisting with major corporate acquisitions and affiliations and managing projects as lead counsel across the health system enterprise. 

Previously, Taylor practiced in the health care department of the law firm Foley and Lardner, LLP. She also served on a clinical trial institutional review board, responsible for reviewing the safety of experimental medications for patients with HIV or cancer.

Her recent professional achievements include overseeing the formation of a new health system board and facilitating Keck Medicine’s affiliation with Arcadia Methodist Hospital. She is responsible for overseeing the legal logistics of expanded telemedicine services, resource allocation and vaccine compliancy across Keck Medicine.

Taylor is a member of the Keck Medicine Diversity & Inclusion Executive steering committee, working toward creating a more inclusive environment. Previously, she championed for USC’s legal team to become the first educational institution to sign onto the American Bar Association’s Diversity Resolution in 2019, a resolution that prioritizes purchasing services from firms that support the retention and promotion of diverse attorneys.  

Taylor received her law degree from the USC Gould School of Law and graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Irvine, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Jeannine is also the proud mother of two daughters, who are, undoubtedly, her greatest accomplishments.

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