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Richard M. Grant

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  • Appellate Law 80%


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.


  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1969
    • Honors: Equity Society
  • University of Michigan
    • M.A. - 1966

Bar Admission

  • California, 1973
  • Michigan, 1970


  • Awards and recognition for Pro Bono Work

Classes & Seminars

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

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

Past Positions

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

Professional Associations

  • California State Bar Association, Present
  • Marin County Bar Association, Member, Present


  • 25%

Current Employment Position

  • Of Counsel