Adam R. Bowers

of Counsel


Adam is of counsel at Grasso Bass, P.C. Adam focuses his practice in a variety of areas, including representing both plaintiffs and defendants in professional malpractice cases. Adam also has experience in commercial bankruptcy litigation and other complex commercial litigation matters. 


Adam is married to Maralee Cartner Bowers, M.D., who is a primary care physician. Together they have five children.


In addition to his law practice and family, Adam is currently in inquiry to become a permanent deacon of the Roman Catholic Church, and is actively involved in church ministry, teaching catechesis for adults and young adults, serving as lector and extraordinary minister of Holy Communion, and serving the poor as home visit coordinator for the Society of St. Vincent DePaul in his parish.



Grasso Bass, P.C., Hinsdale, Illinois
Civil Litigation, Professional Malpractice, Commercial Bankruptcy


Schenk, Annes, Brookman & Tepper, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois
Associate, (beginning September 2002) and Law Clerk
Civil Litigation, Commercial Bankruptcy, Real Estate Law


May 2002      

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Juris Doctor
Chicago-Kent Merit Scholarship Recipient, 1999-2000
Dean’s Honor List Recipient, Spring 2002
CALI Excellence for the Future Award Recipient, Spring 2002

June 1999

University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science


November 2002


December 2002

General Bar, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois


Various admissions pro hac vice



Grasso, Gary A., and Bowers, Adam R., "A Legal Malpractice Case of First Impression: Equitable Subrogation and 
Excess Carriers in Indiana," Professionalism Perspectives, The Newsletter of Lawyers' Professionalism and Ethics, 
Defense Research Institute (March 4, 2008). 
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