Clyde Taylor is an associate attorney who provides legal guidance and dispute resolution support to Wagenmaker & Oberly’s diverse group of tax-exempt organizations and other clients. He assists clients with various legal matters including corporate formation, governance, federal tax, and litigation-related solutions to protect clients’ interests and to help them thrive.
Clyde came to Wagenmaker & Oberly from a nonprofit litigation firm in Milwaukee, through which he advocated for public interest clients’ freedom of speech, religious liberty, and economic rights. He played a key role in the firm’s lawsuit, McAdams v. Marquette, which successfully defended Professor John McAdams’ constitutional right to freedom of speech and his contractual right of academic freedom before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Clyde graduated from Notre Dame Law School, where he was a member of the Journal of Legislation and served as President of the school’s Christian Legal Society chapter. His legal background also includes a summer with the Thomas More Society in Chicago, a public interest law firm.
Prior to attending law school, Clyde worked in the United States Senate where he handled national security, military, and veterans’ issues for Senator Saxby Chambliss of Georgia. Clyde started his career in the United States Air Force, serving ten years on active duty and retiring in 2016 after twenty-eight years of service on active duty and in the Air Force Reserve.
- Christian Legal Society
- The Federalist Society
- Board of Directors, Barnabas House, Milwaukee, WI (2017-Present)