Steven Taylor is a corporate associate in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Steven’s practice focuses on energy transactions with a particular emphasis on acquisitions and divestures in the upstream sector. Steven is also a certified landman who began his career as a field landman serving clients in Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas. Steven later worked with private investors to acquire and manage minerals, royalties and non-operated working interests in Northwest Louisiana.



Scholarship Recipient, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017Texas


  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of LawJ.D.cum laude2017
    Executive Editor, SMU Science and Technology Law Review
  • Louisiana State University ShreveportB.S., Business2012

Memberships & Affiliations

Certified Professional Landman through the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL)