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Maurice P. Raizes

Retired Partner
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Maury Raizes was a co-founder of Cohon Raizes & Regal LLP and practiced law at the firm from 1956 to 2014. His experience is broad based and includes 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 has lectured for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and other groups in the areas of antitrust and federal trial practice. He has 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 has been 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

Cohon Raizes & Regal LLP represents clients in Chicago and the surrounding major counties.