Brett Taylor

Associate Dayton


Brett is a member of Taft's Business and Privacy and Data Security practice groups. He is focused on advising clients in areas of general business, corporate governance, data privacy and security, and business aviation. 

Brett provides legal counsel for transactions involving business aircraft, including aircraft purchase, leasing, fractional ownership, and business aircraft ownership structuring. A summary of Taft's aircraft transaction experience is available here.

Before joining Taft, Brett worked in the private aviation management industry, employed by one of the nation's leading fractional aviation companies. From this experience, Brett has harnessed complex problem-solving skills that give him a unique perspective in the legal field.

During law school, Brett completed the University of Dayton School of Law Leadership Honors Program and graduated 8th out of 70 in the UDSL class of 2020. He served as a staff writer and publications editor for the UDSL Law Review, worked as a law clerk for GE Aviation in 2018 and was a summer associate at Taft’s Dayton office in 2019. 

Brett received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Dayton School of Law and his undergraduate degree, cum laude,  in Aviation Management from The Ohio State University.


  • CALI Award: Small Business Capstone (2020)

  • CALI Award: Constitutional Law II (2019) 

  • CALI Award: Torts II (2018)

  • CALI Award: Torts I (2017) 

  • University of Dayton School of Law Leadership Honors Program 

  • President's Scholarship


  • University of Dayton School of Law (2020)

    cum laude

  • The Ohio State University (2014)

    cum laude


  • State - Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association


  • Dayton Bar Association