Graham & Graham LLP

Trusted counsel for individuals and businesses.

Graham & Graham LLP is a 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 construction company. His current practice focuses on commercial litigation, business litigation, construction law and construction litigation.

Peter has extensive experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts, prosecuting and defending mechanic's lien claims, and resolving other ongoing business issues. He also has significant experience in all aspects of litigation, and is a frequent speaker on construction law issues.

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

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33 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60603  

telephone: 312.626.1899