Philip Grant is a former Assistant Attorney General and Administrative Law Judge for the State of New York, who specializes in business and consumer law. He is an accomplished litigator, a published author, and was in the forefront of banking regulatory reform during our nation’s foreclosure crisis. Phil Grant is also a pioneer in the emerging field of cost-saving alternative dispute resolution and is a certified mediator.Read more
Mr. Grant received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College, and his law degree from Georgetown University. While earning his law degree, Phil Grant worked as a White House fellow and served as the first African American Editor for the Georgetown’s tax law journal, “The Tax Lawyer,” the nation’s most widely circulated tax law journal.
After graduation, Mr. Grant began his career as an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of one of the country’s top law firms, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker where he specialized in administrative law, and advised clients on regulatory compliance. During his first year with the firm, he rewrote the firm’s OSHA compliance guidelines and brought in the Embassy of Sierra Leone as a client. Mr. Grant then returned to NY where he joined the law firm D’Amato & Lynch and specialized in complex multistate corporate insurance. Mr. Grant was responsible for formulating and drafting the winning portion of a landmark directors and officer’s liability case before New York’s highest Court.
Later, while serving in the Attorney General’s Brooklyn Regional Office, Mr. Grant was responsible for the largest consumer fraud recovery for any of the Attorney General’s regional offices. He also supervised the Attorney General’s Mediation program for all of Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties, and regularly represented the Attorney General as a speaker for tenants’ associations, senior homes, and civic groups.
Mr. Grant currently serves as a mediator and a Court appointed Special Counsel, Referee, and Receiver in Article 81 Proceedings and specializes in complex litigation and appellate practice. No case is too big or too small. He is dedicated to helping savvy small businesses grow.