Graham & Graham LLP

Trusted counsel for individuals and businesses

Graham & Graham LLP is a certified woman-owned downtown Chicago law firm that is committed to providing excellent, cost-effective legal services to our individual and business clients.

Peter Graham

BACKGROUND

Peter is a founding partner of Graham & Graham LLP. Prior to opening the firm, Peter worked at a mid-sized litigation firm in Chicago and in-house for a large, Chicago-based construction company. He was named a 2018 Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. His litigation practice focuses on:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Legal malpractice litigation
  • Trust litigation
  • Probate litigation

Peter also counsels clients regarding a wide variety of issues that impact their businesses including:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and purchase orders.
  • Resolving employment matters such as non-compete agreements, offer letters, and termination.
  • Applying for certification of M/W/DBE firms and ensuring compliance with M/W/DBE regulations.

EDUCATION

Peter graduated cum laude from the John Marshall Law School, where he was awarded a Herzog scholarship and was a staff editor for the John Marshall Law Review

PRESENTATIONS

Presentation on M/W/DBE contracting requirements for Construction Project Management Seminar.

Presentation on spoliation for continuing legal education seminar.

Presentation on due diligence and surety bonds for construction projects as part of seminar entitled “Everything a Construction Player Needs to Know About Insurance.”

Presentation for school principals on impact of asbestos regulations on private schools.

PUBLICATIONS

MBE/WBEs as Third-Party Beneficiaries of Construction Contracts, Building Knowledge, October 2011, vol. 2, no. 1.

Negligent Misrepresentation Claim Qualifies as an “Occurrence” Triggering Insurer’s Duty to Defend

Court Addresses Statute of Limitations in Mechanics Lien Cases

It Pays To Follow The Contract

Contractor Owed Defense Under CGL Policy

Construction Manager May Be Liable for Construction Worker Injury

Don’t Lose the Return Receipt

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20 North Clark Street, Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60602  

telephone: 312.626.1899