Chicago Legal Clinic
Edward Grossman
Senior Counsel

Edward Grossman co-founded Chicago Legal Clinic, then known as the South Chicago Legal Clinic, in 1981. Ed began the Clinic in a storefront office, providing assistance in the areas of immigration, domestic relations, and social security disability benefits. Ed guided CLC through decades of growth and changes before stepping down as executive director in February 2017. Currently, Ed assists individuals facing parole revocation through CLC’s Parolee Representation Program, advises self-represented litigants at the Bridgeview Law Library Advice Desk, and provides substantive representation in a range of civil matters. Ed has received many honors in his career, including the Justice John Paul Stevens Award, the Thurgood Marshall Award, and the Thomas H. Morsch Public Service Award. Ed is a graduate of DePaul University School of Law and has been licensed in Illinois since 1981.