Business advocacy organization Chicago United announced on March 10th, the appointment of Maurice Grant, principal of Grant Law LLC, to its Board of Directors, during the organization’s Annual Meeting & Leadership Summit.
In addition to Mr. Grant’s appointment, the group introduced new officers and board members including ComEd CEO Anne Pramaggiore new chairwoman, Aon Affinity president Kip Kelley, new vice chairman, John Daniels Jr., chairman emeritus of Quarles & Brady LLP, new board secretary, and board members Jim Kolar, greater Chicago managing partner at PwC and Maurice Smith, president of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois.
Chicago United is the premier organization advocating an environment where racially diverse CEOs and executive level management can share common experiences to promote multiracial leadership in governance, management, and business partnerships while delivering best practices for diversity practitioners and building relationships among leaders who share common values.
It’s indeed an honor to be selected to serve as a board member for such a prestigious organization as Chicago United, an organization I have long admired for its work in the Chicago business community in promoting diversity and enhancing business opportunity.
On the news of his appointment to the Chicago United Board, Mr. Grant stated, “It’s indeed an honor to be selected to serve as a board member for such a prestigious organization as Chicago United, an organization I have long admired for its work in the Chicago business community in promoting diversity and enhancing business opportunity.”
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.
During his career, Maurice has served the legal community both as a member of the Board of Managers and Chair of the Solo and Small Firm Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. He currently serves on the CBA’s Finance Committee and as the Association’s Pro Bono General Counsel.
Maurice was recently awarded the AV Preeminent® rating, the highest possible rating, by the legal industry’s Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings,™ an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional legal ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada.
Maurice has been recognized on the Super Lawyers list by legal industry publication, Super Lawyers Magazine in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 for his accomplishments in commercial litigation. Maurice is also named a Leading Lawyer in the State of Illinois in the area of commercial litigation. In 2013, he was honored as a Business Leader of Color by Chicago United.
Grant Law, LLC, is a Chicago-based law firm dedicated to providing quality legal services to large and small businesses, governmental entities, and individual clients. The firm concentrates in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Commercial Lending, Corporate, Employment, Product Liability Litigation, Municipal Liability, Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights.
With over 97 years of combined qualified experience, the firm’s members have a demonstrated record of success providing clients globally with advantages of a large firm, including extensive experience and expertise in unique areas of the law, with the innovation, attention to detail, and affordability associated with a small firm.
For more information, visit www.grantlawllc.com or call (312) 551-0111.