Taylor Smith serves as the president of CLM Advisors. Prior to this role, Taylor was Founder and Managing Principal of two successful businesses: Revere Advisory, a litigation management consulting firm, and Suite 200 Solutions, a company that connects claims, legal, and insurance executives with products and services that improve their businesses. Taylor’s areas of specialty include legal spend and vendor management, market intelligence studies, talent acquisition, sales and marketing and other operational areas of opportunity for industry executives.
Taylor is a Contributing Editor to CLM Magazine, authoring profiles of the industry’s chief claim officers. He previously served as contributing editor to Claims Spot, an award-winning LexisNexis Top-50 Insurance Blog on operational and strategic best practices. He has more than 30 years of experience in improving processes for insurance, claims, and legal executives, holding executive positions with ePolicy Solutions, CT TyMetrix, CaseKnowledge, and CaseRev. In these roles he developed high levels of expertise in litigation management, spend management, collaboration, vendor management, and other initiatives important to insurance and legal executives.
At MMI Companies, previously the nation’s second-largest healthcare facility underwriter, Taylor directed a successful consulting practice that designed litigation management programs and processes for self-insured healthcare entities. Taylor started his career managing professional liability losses for Norcal Mutual and CNA Insurance Companies.
Taylor’s articles have appeared in Claims Magazine, Claims Advisor Magazine, Property Casualty 360, AM Best Review, National Underwriter, The DRI’s For the Defense magazine, and Litigation Management Magazine. Taylor received a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in New York City, and attended Boston College Law School.