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   3Maurice GrantChicago(312) 551-0111mgrant@grantlawllc.commgrant@grantlawllc.comGrant Law LLCwww.grantlawllc.comwww.grantlawllc.comgrantmaurice.jpgClosely & Privately Held Business LawCommercial LitigationReal Estate Law: Commercial
Maurice Grantmgrant@grantlawllc.com
Grant Law LLChttp://www.grantlawllc.com
230 W Monroe St Ste 240
Chicago IL 60606
Ph.(312) 551-0111 Fx.(312) 551-0112Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
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Recommended by peers in:
Closely & Privately Held Business Law
Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Law: Commercial
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Maurice Grant is a nationally recognized and highly respected attorney, specializing in business and commercial litigation, employment, and real estate. He successfully represents clients ranging from large Fortune 500 companies, to governmental entities, medium and small businesses, as well as individuals.

Prior to founding Grant Law, LLC, he co-founded Grant Schumann LLC and established the Law Offices of Maurice Grant. Earlier in his career, after serving as a judicial law clerk for Justice Calvin C. Campbell of the Illinois Appellate Court, Maurice worked as an associate attorney representing clients in commercial, real estate, and employment litigation at the law firm of Much, Shelist, Freed, Denenberg, Ament & Rubenstein, P.C.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois Bar
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Seventh Circuit Court
United States Supreme Court


Year of Birth:  1958

Law School:  University of Maryland School of Law , J.D., 1984

Undergraduate School:  DePaul University, B.A., History

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
American Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
  Treasurer, 2016-2017
  Finance Committee, 2013-present
  Pro Bono General Counsel
  Board of Managers, 2007-2009
  Solo & Small Firm Committee
    Chair, 2006-2007
    Vice-Chair, 2005-2006
Justice Enterprise Project
  Steering Committee, 2012-present
NAMWOLF, 2009-present
  Finance Committee
  Inclusion Initiative
Center for Conflict Resolution, 2010-2013
  Audit Chair

Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating
  • Super Lawyers, 2012-present
  • Leading Lawyers, 2015-present
  • Named as a Business Leader of Color by Chicago United, 2013


Teaching Experience:
Mr. Grant has served as an adjunct faculty member at the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law where he taught "Legal Drafting General Practice" to second year law students. Since 2013 he has been a member of the PLI ("Practicing Law Institute") faculty.


Community Involvement:  
Chicago United, board member, 2016-present
Living Word Christian Center
  Board of Trustees
Illinois Facilities Fund
  Board of Directors
Evanston Symphony Orchestra, 2011-2013
  Governance Committee Chairman, 2007-present
Chicago State University Foundation, 2002-present
  Chairman, 2011-present
Abraham Lincoln Centre, 20011-present
  Chairman, 2008-2011


Published Legal Writing:  
"CBA Trial Practice (Cross Examination and Closing Argument)," CLE

"Taking and Defending Depositions," CLE, 2014

"Developing a Website for Solo and Small Firms," CBA Practice Pointer webcast, 2010

"Marketing for Solo and Small Firms," CBA Practice Pointer webcast, 2010

MCLE Evaluation, 2005


Legal Lectures:  
"Starting Your Own Law Practice," Entity Type and Partner Considerations, guest speaker, 2008, 2009, 2010

"How to Handle High Maintenance Clients," CBA Law Practice Management and Technology Conference, guest speaker, 2007

"Serving on the Board of a Not-for-profit Organization," guest speaker, 2004-2006


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