George R. Grange II

George R. Grange II

Director/Owner, Co-founder
Location:
McLean, Virginia
Phone:
703-761-5011 (Direct Line)
Fax:
703-761-5023
Email:

Mr. Grange is co-founder of Gammon & Grange, P.C.  He has nearly 4 decades of experience in serving the legal needs of businesses and exempt organizations.  His primary areas of legal experience include providing specialized counsel and comprehensive general counsel services to entrepreneurial ventures, nonprofit organizations, religious ministries, churches, and closely held businesses.

Gammon & Grange, P.C. has pioneered the development of various risk management and preventive law tools including the comprehensive Legal Audit Questionnaire for nonprofits.  He has led his firm in developing special services in the areas of strategic planning, risk management, and alternative dispute resolution.  Mr. Grange has worked with many emerging business and nonprofit entities in developing organizational and strategic plans, securing financing and capital, and advising regarding management structures and information systems.

Mr. Grange currently serves as General Counsel or special counsel to numerous nonprofit and business entities, and has previously served on the national boards and executive committees of Christian Legal Society and Christian Leadership Alliance (fka Christian Management Association).  He assisted in the organization of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), concluding his eight years of service on its Standards Committee and Board by serving as Chairman of the Board.  Mr. Grange is a founding board member of CEO Dialogues, Inc., which serves nonprofit CEOs with peer networking and resourcing. 
 
Mr. Grange is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and is listed in Who's Who of American Lawyers.  He is a member of the Bars of the highest courts of Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, and Virginia, and is admitted to practice before the U. S. Supreme Court.  He received his Bachelor's Degree in Economics with honors (minor in Computer Science) from the University of Virginia; completed a year of graduate theological studies at Yale Divinity School on a Rockefeller Fellowship; and received his J.D. from Harvard Law School.  He resides with his wife Kathy in Gaithersburg, Maryland where he is an active member of his local church.  They have four grown children and 6 engagingly energetic grandchildren.

Mr. Grange is the 2014 recipient of The John Robb Christian Legal Aid Award, which is given each year at The Christian Legal Society's National Conference.  The John Robb Award recognizes excellence in and longstanding commitment to Christian legal aid.

Areas of Practice:
Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations
General Business Corporate
Nonprofit and Business Transactions
Preventive Law
Employment and Human Resources
Communications Law
 
Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts, 1975
Virginia, 1992
District of Columbia, 1975
U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court
 
Education:
Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, J.D., Massachusetts, 1974
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, B.A., Virginia, 1969
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    Honors: Phi Eta Sigma
Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1970

Nonprofit Board Service:

Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, 1979 - 1988
Christian Legal Society, 1984 - 1990
Christian Management Association, 1987 – 1990
CEO Dialogues, Inc. 1990- current

Past Employment Positions:

Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger, 1975 - 1977

Pro Bono Activities:
Good Samaritan Advocates (formerly Christian Legal Aid of Northern Virginia), Co-Founder
Good Samaritan Advocates of Covenant Life Church (formerly Christian Legal Aid of Covenant Life Church), Founder & Co-Director

Presentations:
The Church Compliance Conference 2014 - Religious Liberty Update: Key Cases You Should Know, September 2014