CLYDE VANEL is an attorney that has been fighting for working families in New York.

As Assemblyman, he has fought to make sure families, seniors and the youth are safe and protected.

Clyde has served in the New York State Assembly for three terms. He serves the 33rd Assembly district of Queens, New York. He serves as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Internet and Technology.

Clyde Vanel is an attorney, entrepreneur, private pilot and community advocate from Cambria Heights, New York. He previously served as the Chief of Staff for New York State Senator James Sanders Jr. Clyde Vanel is the owner and operator of Vanel Law Firm, P.C. where he focuses on intellectual property law, business law and wills and estate planning. Clyde is also an Internet entrepreneur. He is the owner and operator of which provides trademark filing and protection services. Additionally, Clyde was the owner and operator of Vanel on First; a restaurant, bar and lounge in lower Manhattan for five years.

Clyde is the founder of the New York Metro chapter of the Black Pilots of America, Inc. The organization trains and exposes the community and youth to the field of aviation. Through the organization, many youth and community members have been trained in pre-flight of an aircraft and aviation-related trainings.

Assembly member Vanel has worked extensively in political community empowerment. He has helped many community members become involved with and informed the community regarding elections and political matters. Clyde has mentored young men with Eagle Academy in the Bronx and in Queens and the Young Men’s Rites of Passage with the Allen A.M.E Church in Jamaica, Queens.

He holds a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Science & Technology Law.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Administration and an Associate of Applied Science in Aerospace Technology from Farmingdale State College, where he served as the Student Government President.

Clyde Vanel was raised in Cambria Heights, New York, with nine siblings. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Champion for Homeowners and Tenants

Clyde has stood up against the big banks to make sure families keep their homes from unscrupulous practices that lead to foreclosure. Clyde also fights for fair and affordable rents.

Fighting Against Scammers

Clyde has been fighting against the scammers that steal millions of dollars from hard-working New Yorkers in person, over the phone and on the internet.

Champion For Internet For All

Clyde has been fighting to make sure that good quality affordable internet is a reality for all New Yorkers.