Eric S. Grodsky
Mr. Grodsky graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Business Administration (1998) and his Juris Doctor (2002). Upon graduating, Mr. Grodsky joined a large corporate litigation firm in Cleveland, Ohio. With a deep interest in education reform, Mr. Grodsky moved on to an opportunity that allowed him to combine his law background and education when he took the position of Regional Director for an education management organization in Chicago, Illinois. There, he oversaw the operations and educational outcomes of four urban charter schools, one of which was rated as the top charter school in the city. His passion for education and policy led him to the role he held prior to joining Hauser Izzo, at the Illinois State Board of Education. As the Deputy General Counsel at ISBE, Mr. Grodsky was responsible for legal issues relating to procurement, data privacy, teacher evaluation and tenure, and educator misconduct, and served as the Race to the Top grant implementation counsel. Mr. Grodsky has presented on topics at the IASA-IASB-IASBO conference, and for the IASA. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Wisconsin and Ohio. At Hauser Izzo, Mr. Grodsky represents clients in general school law and employment matters.