Grant Schrader is an associate in the Litigation Department of Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office. Mr. Schrader’s practice focuses on financial services litigation and consumer class actions, with an emphasis on defending clients in disputes involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), unfair competition, breach of contract, and fraud.
Mr. Schrader is also active in the firm’s pro bono program, including representing veterans in the highly publicized Vietnam Veterans of America v. CIA, which seeks medical care and other relief for veterans who participated in the U.S. government’s chemical and biological agent testing experiments. He was awarded the Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services from the State Bar of California.
Mr. Schrader received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), where he was awarded Best Oral Argument in first-year moot court. He served as Publications Director and Staff Editor of the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law. He also worked as a teaching assistant for the Legal Research and Writing and Written and Oral Advocacy classes. Mr. Schrader also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Carlos T. Bea of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and interned as a law clerk at the Alameda County District Attorney’s office.
Mr. Schrader graduated, cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego with a B.S. in psychology and minor in law and society. While in college, he served as editor-in-chief and managing editor of the University’s newspaper, the UCSD Guardian.