Maurice P. Raizes

Maurice P. Raizes

Maury Raizes was a co-founder of Cohon Raizes & Regal LLP and practiced law at the firm from 1956 to 2014. His experience was broad based and included antitrust, corporate, litigation in all Illinois state and federal courts as well as federal and state courts in various states, real estate development, tax cases, estate planning and appellate work. He lectured for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and other groups in the areas of antitrust and federal trial practice. He served as Chairman of the Federal Civil Practice Committee of the Chicago Bar Association, as a Director of the Appellate Lawyers Association, as a member of the General Assembly of the Illinois State Bar Association and as president of the Board of Visitors of the University of Illinois. He was Chairman of Board of Directors of America-Israel Chamber of Commerce Chicago.


Illinois Supreme Court, 1953

United States Court of Military Appeals, 1954

United States Tax Court, 1957

United States Supreme Court, 1969


University of Illinois, J.D., 1953

University of Illinois,


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Professional Associations

Chicago Bar Association,  Chairman of Federal Civil Procedure Committee, 1974

7th Circuit Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association,  Delegate, General Assembly, 1978-1984

Federal Bar Association

American Bar Associations

Decalogue Society of Lawyers

Appellate Lawyers Association,  Director, 1979-1981, 1987-1989

Board of Directors of America-Israel Chamber of Commerce Chicago,  Chairman

Biographical Details

Board of Visitors, University of Illinois,  President, 1981

Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education,  Faculty Member, 1975-1980

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