Gary A. Grasso


Grasso Bass, PC
760 Village Center Drive

Suite 200

Burr Ridge, IL 60527
t 630.654.4500 f 630.455.4646

Gary has focused his practice for over twenty-eight years in professional liability & ethics litigation expanding more recently into gaming law. He has represented Chicago area lawyers and their firms before the federal and Illinois courts, and the Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission. He has represented a gaming company for various licensing and regulatory matters before state gaming commissions and the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC).

As a litigator for over 28 years, Gary has handled a wide range of civil cases concerning physicians, attorneys, and serious permanent injuries. He has tried jury cases in the state and federal courts of Illinois and participated in numerous mediations. Gary has defended doctors and Chicago area hospitals, including Cook County Hospital (now Stroger Hospital), Northwestern and Childrens Memorial Hospitals.

Gary is also the Mayor of Burr Ridge, Illinois. Among his responsibilities, Gary monitors and participates in the village’s labor contracts and negotiations, and oversees the administration and police services of the village. Gary is also a trustee of the DuPage County Board of Health and a former hearing officer of the Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission (ARDC).

Gary was featured in SkyRadio’s America’s Premier Lawyers series in July 2007 and also part of the Sky Radio listing of "America's Premier Lawyers" in the August 2007 edition of Fortune Magazine (click on images to enlarge). He was a featured speaker at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas in 2005 on professional liability practices.

Gary was recently interviewed by Steve Murphy on the television program, Insider Exclusive. Click here and here to watch Gary Grasso's interview on the Insider Exclusive TV Show in which Mr. Grasso discusses the elements of a legal malpractice claim and legal ethics.


Gary is married to Janet Ryan Grasso since 1978. They are raising their six children in Burr Ridge, Illinois while trying to attend college and traveling-team soccer games throughout the country.

Georgetown University, Foreign Service 1973
John Hopkins School of International
Studies (Bologna, Italy) 1973
Fordham University Law School 1978

Illinois 1978
ND Illinois Federal Trial Bar 1985




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