TaylorUhe LLC is known for its strategy-driven approach to lobbying, the ethical manner in which it carries out assignments and the importance of regular accountability to clients. Its high degree of success in handing complex legislative issues is a direct result of these attributes and the skills and experience of its principals.
Mark Taylor is a founding partner of TaylorUhe. He brings more than 25 years of legislative and political experience to his representation of diverse businesses and governmental bodies in the Illinois General Assembly and before state administrative agencies.
Prior to establishing TaylorUhe, Mark was for 17 years a partner in the law firm of Mayer Brown LLP, managing its Government and Global Trade Practice Group and its Illinois Legislative Practice. He previously was director of Amoco Corporation's political action committee and corporate political affairs, and prior to that served as Director of Public Affairs for the National Association of Manufacturers and Portfolio Manager for Mercantile Safe Deposit and Trust in Baltimore, MD. He has also served as Legal Counsel to the Democratic Party of Illinois.
Mark received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and his bachelor's degree from Illinois State University, where he majored in Business Administration.
Ryan Taylor joined Taylor Uhe in 2011 after receiving his JD from Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law. He has significant experience working for both Republican and Democratic leadership campaign offices. In addition to his experience with campaign offices, Ryan has developed strong relationships on both sides of the aisle with new and younger members of the General Assembly.
Rob Uhe is a founding partner of TaylorUhe. He provides legal and legislative advocacy services to a variety of clients, including representation of businesses and public bodies before the Illinois General Assembly and state administrative agencies.
Rob previously was a partner at Mayer Brown and prior to that served for eight years as Chief Counsel to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Parliamentarian of the House of Representatives. During that time, he was the point person for most substantive legislation that moved through the General Assembly and negotiated many of the top legislative initiatives enacted during the past decade. He also served during this time as Ethics Officer for the Illinois House Democratic Caucus and Majority Counsel to the Illinois Legislative Redistricting Commission. Before entering public service, Rob was an attorney in private practice at two Chicago law firms: Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kammholz; and Phelan, Pope & John.
Rob received his law degree cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and his bachelor's degree in Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Jennifer Morrison has more than 30 years' experience representing government and business before the General Assembly and state administrative agencies. Prior to founding her own Springfield-based government affairs firm in 1992, Jennifer served for 10 years in state government as Special Assistant to Illinois Governor Jim Edgar on business, revenue, and utility issues; Chief Legislative Liaison for the Illinois Department of Revenue; public information officer for the Illinois State Library; and press assistant for the Illinois House Republican Staff. Jennifer has also managed statewide and General Assembly campaigns. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she majored in Journalism.