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Ross D. Taylor

Of Counsel

Ross Taylor is a member of the firm’s Commercial Finance & Reorganization Group. His practice is focused on equipment leasing, commercial lending and structured finance transactions. Ross has represented banks, insurance companies and leasing companies in a variety of financing transactions, including leveraged, single-investor and synthetic leases of aircraft, rolling stock, vessels and other equipment, manufacturing and cogeneration facilities; single bank and syndicated credit facilities, including participations; airport infrastructure financings; project finance; private placements; and residual value support.

Ross also counsels clients with respect to loan and lease restructurings and workouts.



  • Leveraged Leasing from a Lender's Viewpoint, a Chapter included in the PLI Treatise Equipment Leasing – Leveraged Leasing (Co-Author).
  • Security Interests: Aircraft, Vessels and Rolling Stock, Practice Note maintained by Practical Law Company.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American College of Investment Counsel, Fellow
  • Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's Service Providers Business Council Steering Committee
Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
125 S. Clark Street
17th Floor
Chicago IL 60603
TEL: (513) 639-3935
FAX: (513) 579-6457
Practice Areas
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Illinois
  • Colorado
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1988; Virginia Tax Review, Articles Editor
  • B.S., Northern Illinois University, 1985; with University Honors