Taft Chicago Real Estate partner Graham C. Grady was mentioned in the Crain’s Chicago Business article “A big barrier to minorities in a big Chicago industry.” The article focused on the lack of access to capital for minority real estate developers.
Grady is mentioned as one of the founders of the Chicago Emerging Minority Developer Initiative (CEMDI). The group launched last year to “source and build a pipeline of community-focused developers from African-American, Latinx, and other minority communities to participate in commercial real estate development projects citywide.”
Grady’s real estate practice focuses on the City of Chicago and Cook County. He helps secure necessary approvals for land developments in the Chicago metropolitan area. Grady received his. B.A. from the University of Illinois and earned his J.D., with honors, from Northwestern University School of Law.