Mark B. Grzymala

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Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Skokie, IL

Grzymala Law Offices, P.C.
 | 10024 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 206
Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: 847-920-7286
Fax: 847-386-1030
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (50%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Polish
Attorney Profile

Mark B. Grzymala is the founder of Grzymala Law Offices, P.C. Located in Skokie, Illinois, he focuses his practice primarily on a variety of construction law matters, providing representation to general contractors, subcontractors, developers and building suppliers throughout the greater metropolitan area. Mr. Grzymala also has extensive experience in general commercial litigation and corporate law. He is admitted to practice before all Illinois state courts and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

The work that Mr. Grzymala performs for his subcontractor clients includes the preparation and filing of mechanic’s liens and bond claims. In this regard, he has assisted landscapers, carpenters, roofers, electricians, plumbers, and HVAC and drywall installers, among other trades. His construction law practice also encompasses construction defects and other types of real estate contract disputes. Mr. Grzymala's commercial litigation caseload has included intellectual property protection, collections, fraud, evictions and matters governed by the Uniform Commercial Code. He also helps clients negotiate and draft their construction contracts.    The quality of his work in all these areas has earned him a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

Mr. Grzymala attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he majored in political science and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1998. He then pursued his legal education at Chicago-Kent College of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2001. Fluent in both English and Polish and active in his community, Mr. Grzymala serves as the vice president of the Polish American Chamber of Commerce.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (50%): Construction Defects

Business Litigation (30%): Non-Compete Agreements

Creditor Debtor Rights (10%): Foreclosure

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Non-Compete Agreements, Foreclosure


Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2016

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About Mark Grzymala

Admitted: 2001, Illinois

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate in International and Comparative Law from Chicago-Kent, 2001

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Chicago Bar Association, Construction Law
  • Member of the Chicago Bar Association, Committee on Real Property
  • Member of Chicago Bar Association Mechanics Lien Subcommittee  , 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, since 2001
  • State of Illinois, Since 2001
  • Member American Bar Association / Construction Law Forum, 2014
  • Investigator of Chicago Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee , 2015
  • Polish American Chamber of Commerce, Board Member and Vice President, 2017-Present
  • Member Illinois State Bar Association, 2010
  • Polish American Contractors Builders Association, Vice President and Board Member 2011-2013; 2015-2016

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • The Landings Homeowners Association, President
  • The Landings Condominium Assn. Bldg. K, Inc, Board of Directors and President
  • Amicus Poloniae Free Legal Clinic - Free clinic meets the third Saturday of each month to provide free legal services to low income persons.  The clinic targets persons of Polish descent an is run by the CVLS and the Polish National Alliance., 2014
  • Polish Immigration Association (Stowarzyszenie Emigracji Polskiej), Member and Volunteer
  • Northbrook Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Polish Women in Business
  • Polish National Alliance, Member
  • Polish American Congress, Illinois Division, Vice President 2017-Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Chapter in Illinois Construction Law Manual published by West-Thompson, Author, "Construction Law as the Law of Contracts", 2014
  • Protecting Contractors with Mechanics Liens and Related Rights
  • Mechanics Lien and Related Rights for Private Projects
  • Cash Flow – How to Make Sure You Get Paid
  • Chapter in Illinois Construction Law Manual published by West-Thompson, Author, "Construction Business in Illinois", 2014
  • Article published in SubStance, Spring 2014 edition,, Author, Avoiding Mistakes to Protect your Mechanics Lien Rights, 2014
  • Various blog posts on construction law and mechanics lien issues., Author, Blog Posts, 2015

Representative Clients:

  • I represent a variety of clients from sole proprietors and small business owners to Fortune 500 companies.

Educational Background:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BA, Major: Political Science, 1998

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Polish American Chamber Of Commerce
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Office Location for Mark B. Grzymala

10024 Skokie Boulevard
Suite 206
Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: 847-920-7286

Fax: 847-386-1030

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Last Updated: 9/12/2019

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