EDUCATION

DePaul University College of Law
Michigan State University

Berkely Cobb offers Grant Law clients skilled legal and financial expertise in Commercial Litigation, Employment Litigation, and Real Estate matters.

As an important addition to the litigation team at Grant Law, Berkely Cobb provides the firm and its clients with a unique mix of knowledge and experience in the fields of both law and finance.

Prior to joining Grant Law, Berkely was responsible for litigating real estate related court hearings and municipal housing cases including other related responsibilities at two respected Chicago area law firms. Berkely also worked as a law clerk for the Illinois Department of Insurance.

In addition, Berkely previously served as an Admissions Recruiter for the Depaul University College of Law, a legal intern for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Illinois in Chicago, a summer law associate for Tressler LLP, and a judicial law clerk for Judge Franklin U. Valderrama, Circuit Court of Cook County. Prior to her work in the law field, she worked as a Senior Financial Analyst for General Motors Corporation, and as an Audit Associate for PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Berkely is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Community Involvement

Berkely leverages her legal skills to assist the community in a variety of volunteer efforts for the Chicago Bar Foundation and as a Cabrini Green Community Legal Aid.

Education

Berkely earned her law degree at the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois in 2014. Berkely’s college career began at Michigan State University in East Lansing where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Accounting with a minor in finance in 2003. She went on to earn a Master of Science degree with honors in Accounting with Tax Specialization in 2004.

Certifications and Awards

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CALI Award for Excellent Achievement in the study of Electronic Discovery
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers Minority Scholar Award Recipient (4 years)

Bar Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Cook County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Board Memberships and Committees

  • Fundraising and Alumni Chair – Black Law Student Association (“BLSA”) (2012-2013)
  • Mock Trial Team Member, BLSA (2012-2013)
  • President, National Association of Black Accountants MSU Chapter (2001-2002)

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