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Taylor D. Fawns

Taylor D. Fawns
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Taylor’s practice at Kozak & Gayer involves representation of healthcare professionals before professional licensing and healthcare organizations before regulatory agencies.  He also represents healthcare clients and professionals in a variety of health-law related matters, including health law litigation in civil and probate courts, healthcare contracting, regulatory compliance, policy development, health information privacy law, and debt collection.

Prior to joining Kozak & Gayer, Taylor’s practice focused on civil, commercial and real estate litigation, and corporate and business law, and he has also represented healthcare professionals in litigation and in professional licensure matters, and healthcare facilities in healthcare collection matters.

Before commencing his legal career, Taylor earned a Certificate in Surgical Technology in Illinois in 1998 and has hundreds of hours of experience in assisting in a wide variety of surgical procedures.

Practice Specialties
  • HIPAA, Confidentiality, Privacy and Security (incl. Breaches)

  • Professional Licensure Matters 

  • Subpoenas & Search Warrants 

  • Employment Matters

  • Contract Drafting, Review and Negotiation

  • Financing Matters (MHHEFA, etc.)

  • Real Estate/Personal Property Leases

  • Reimbursement Claims/Appeals


Personal Interests

Taylor enjoys mountain biking, hiking, snowshoeing, skiing, travel, music and reading.


Honors & Distinctions

Taylor was named as a Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers in America from 2019-2023 in the area of Healthcare-Litigation.


Taylor holds a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, in Philosophy from Asbury College (1987), and a J.D., Cum Laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law (2001).

Bar Admissions

Taylor is admitted to practice law in Maine, the U.S. District Court, District of Maine and the U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit.


Taylor is a member of the Maine State Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association.

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