Jesse Roberts

Jesse Roberts is an associate attorney who serves Wagenmaker & Oberly’s diverse range of nonprofit clients through faithful engagement for client-focused solutions. Jesse provides creative approaches to advance each client’s interests and thereby its mission. As a trusted and reliable legal advisor, Jesse assists nonprofits with entity formation, ongoing corporate and tax issues, regulated political activity for nonprofits, and data privacy concerns.

Prior to joining Wagenmaker & Oberly’s Chicago office, Jesse served as in-house Counsel to a committee within the U.S. House of Representatives. In this role, Jesse advised members of Congress and their staffs on their legal and ethical requirements, in drafting numerous pieces of legislation, and in leading congressional oversight efforts over U.S. federal agencies. He has also spoken at multiple national legal conferences on lobbying and campaign finance matters.


  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • TEGE Exempt Organizations Council
  • Orthodox Christian Attorney Network, Steering Committee Member
  • Hellenic Bar Association