Taft partner Graham Grady delivered the commencement address for Principia College on May 9, 2015. Principia is private four-year liberal-arts college whose community life is based on the principles of Christian Science. As a life-long Christian Scientist, Grady spoke on how religion has shaped his life and the importance of finding your passion and making it a career. Listen to the speech here (speech begins at the 26 minute mark).
Grady helps commercial real estate industry clients solve problems they encounter with units of local government. He also serves as legal counsel to one of the five annuity and benefit funds of the city of Chicago. In addition to his law practice, Grady is a trustee of the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, president of the Realty Club of Chicago and a founding member of the African-American Legacy of the Chicago Community Trust. He was also selected as a Business Leader of Color by Chicago United and was named to Crain's Chicago Business' "40 Under 40."