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Kwame G. Gyimah


Kwame received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2014, and his B.A., with honors, from the University of Florida in 2011. During law school, Kwame served as an editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law, served on the board of the law school’s chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, was elected to represent his class in the Law School Student Senate, and clerked for Judge Bernard Friedman on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Prior to joining the firm, Kwame was a litigation associate with law firms representing corporate real estate entities and municipal entities in Illinois and Florida. Kwame volunteers his time locally with the Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice – an organization committed to expanding the equity and access of our courts for under-privileged Chicago residents. Kwame also volunteers his time back in his birth country of Ghana by serving as a board member for BenStel School Systems – a private primary school founded by his parents with the aim of bringing proven western teaching methods to Ghanaian classrooms. Kwame is licensed to practice in the states of Illinois and Florida.