Anthony Bass, a native of Chicago is an attorney specializing in real estate, civil litigation, municipal, employment/labor, government relations and general counsel services to small and
medium-size corporations at Grasso Bass, P.C. in Chicago, Illinois. Following graduation from Howard University School of Law he worked as a Public Defender and Title Examiner. Mr. Bass has served as
special counsel for the City of Harvey, Illinois and as legal clerk in the office of the District of Columbia Corporation Counsel. He has represented various matters in State and Federal Courts in
Illinois. Mr. Bass has represented matters before various zoning and employment tribunals. He is a member of the National, Illinois and Chicago Bar Associations.
Mr. Bass has long been active in local government affairs and has served as a Cook County Public Defender, Administrative Law Judge, member, Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals, Commissioner, Chicago Park District, attorney for the Cook County Recorder of Deeds, member, Cook County Election Board and a legislative assistant to a member of the U.S. Congress.
His affiliations include such notable law firms as Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker; Blatt Hammersfahr & Eaton; and Holstein Mack & Klein. He has served a secretary to the Board of Directors and shareholder for AAI Insurance Syndicate and as owner, president and general counsel of Wayne Thomas & Associates, Inc.
State and Local Government
J.D., Howard University School of Law,
B.S., Southern Illinois University