Richard M. Grant

Richard M. Grant: Attorney with Brayton Purcell, LLP
Attorney Awards


Following a long career as managing general partner of his own firm and general corporate counsel to various business enterprises, Mr. Grant joined Brayton Purcell LLP in 2007 to specialize in appellate law. He has argued and won numerous cases before the California Courts of Appeal and the California Supreme Court. He has served as a Superior Court Judge Pro Tem, as a Court Appointed Mediator and Arbitrator. and has been a director and officer of the Marin County Bar Association. He was a founding member of the Marin County Bar Estate Planning Committee, and served on the Client Relations Committee, the By Laws Committee, the Continuing Eduction Committee, and the Administration of Justice Committee.

Litigation Percentage

•25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


•Guest Speaker, Appellate Law, Santa Clara University School of Law

Honors and Awards

•Awards and recognition for Pro Bono Work

Past Employment Positions

•Krause, Baskin Grant & Ballentine, Manageing General Partner, 1978 - 2001
•General Corporate Counsel for numerous business enterprises

Pro Bono Activities

•Volunteer, Hospice by the Bay
•Substitute Teacher, Marin County Public Schools
•Coach, Tamalpais High School Mock Trial Team
•Coach and Manager, Little League Baseball, Youth Soccer
•Volunteer Speaker on legal issues
•Volunteer, Jewish Family Services.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • 80% Appellate Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
415-798-3221  Phone
415-898-1247  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 6169, Novato, CA 94945
University Attended:
University of Michigan, M.A., 1966
Law School Attended:
The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, J.D., 1969 Honors: Equity Society
Year of First Admission:
1970, Michigan; 1973, California

Professional Associations and Memberships

California State Bar Association
Marin County Bar Association, Member.

Birth Information:

Peer Reviews

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Novato, California

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