“My goal is to offer clients a full range of services, including counsel on business development, restructuring, capital formation and litigation support. We have the resources to help clients achieve their goals with intelligent, practical strategy to drive their decisions.”
ROBERT S. GRAETTINGER is an experienced litigation attorney who now serves as outside General Counsel to established corporations and start-ups, including manufacturing and green technology clients. Mr. Graettinger has extensive experience in the areas of commercial litigation, corporate law, employment law, real estate and government practice. He now works with a group of 15 collaborative attorneys to offer clients a full range of services, including counsel on business development, restructuring, capital formation and litigation support.
Mr. Graettinger practiced with the Office of the Illinois Attorney General where he specialized in civil rights, employment and administrative law matters. He has extensive civil trial experience in the State and Federal courts and has counseled and represented clients in a range of corporate matters, including employment, breach of contract, officers and directors’ liability and the acquisition and sale of corporate assets.
Mr. Graettinger has also prosecuted and defended attempts to pierce the corporate veil and has managed extensive litigation involving mortgage and real estate fraud.
Additionally, Mr. Graettinger represents clients on government licensing, land use and zoning matters in the City of Chicago and the suburbs.
He is a member of the Illinois Bar, the Federal Trial Bar and has been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois.
Mr. Graettinger received a B.A. with Distinction in History from Boston University in 1977 and his M.A. in History from Boston University in 1979. He spent ten years as a newspaper reporter and political consultant prior to attending law school, receiving his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1992.
He is a member of the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations and has served on the editorial board of the Chicago Bar Association's publication the "CBA Record."