Garrett A. Phipps

Of Counsel Chicago
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Garrett has significant experience in public private partnerships, infrastructure and project finance. He joined Taft’s Chicago office after working both at a large firm and as a general counsel. As a GC, Garrett had responsibility for several operating companies that worked with some of the most prominent infrastructure investors and/or operators. Over the past 10 years, he has worked with global entities such as Macquarie, Cintra, Ferrovial and IFM Investors.


  • Black Star Man of Service Award

  • Robert L. Berner Jr. Pro Bono Award of Excellence

All Service Areas


  • University of Michigan Law School (2003)
  • University of Chicago Divinity School (1999)
  • University of San Francisco, B.A. (1996)


  • Federal - Northern District of Illinois
  • State - Illinois
  • State - Indiana

Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association (Member)
  • Indiana Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (Member)

Community Involvement

  • Black Star Project (Member)
  • Catholic Charities (Member)