Grant H. Frazier represents clients in business and complex litigation matters involving commercial contracts, securities, corporate governance issues, partnership disputes, construction fraud, and trademark protection. He has tried civil matters before the Maricopa County Superior Court, Yuma County Superior Court, Arizona Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, as well as arbitration matters before the AAA and FINRA.
He also has experience drafting a full range of commercial, corporate, real estate, and estate documents.
Grant leverages his experience in both litigation and transactional matters in the provision of outside general counsel services. To sharpen his understanding of the intersection of economics, law, and public policy, he completed the highly-competitive Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship. Grant applies his value-added mindset to help clients with strategic planning, corporate governance, protection of intellectual property rights, positioning of businesses for acquisition, and leveraging emerging technologies in business operations.
His scholarly works have been, or will soon be, published by Harvard, Georgetown, University of Southern California, Arizona State University, and UC Hastings law schools, as well as by Dartmouth and Pomona Colleges. His scholarship addresses a range of novel legal and ethical approaches to topics including non-traded real estate investment trusts, Arizona’s Regulatory Sandbox, serum-based tests to objectively diagnose traumatic brain injury, CRISPR gene editing, international economic espionage, and the Senate confirmation process for U.S. Supreme Court nominees.
Grant’s passion for making a positive impact on his community is evident from his various leadership posts and philanthropic efforts. He serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Center for Law and Military Policy, Chairman of the Claremont Colleges Rugby Board of Directors, Member of Senator Martha McSally’s Young Professionals Leadership Team, Attorney Editor for the Journal of Law, Policy & Military Affairs, and an alumni admissions interviewer for Pomona College. He is also an active member of the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations (PCFR) and the Federalist Society.
In addition, he spearheaded the creation and endowment of the James Madison Scholarship – the first student-led endowed scholarship in ASU’s history – which seeks to promote student leadership and extracurricular intellectual programming. Grant also leads development efforts for the Claremont Colleges Rugby Program and writes grant applications for the Center for Law and Military Policy.
Grant earned his law degree from ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2019 with a Law, Science, and Technology certificate. He externed with the Hon. Bridget E. Bade, now of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Hon. David A. Thompson of the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Three; and the Arizona Attorney General’s Civil Litigation Division. Grant also worked as a Policy Analyst for a member of the Arizona House of Representatives; as a consultant determining the applicability of special privileges as part of a U.S. Congressional investigation; and on the Advisory Council of an education technology company.
While in law school, Grant served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Bar Association’s science and technology journal – Jurimetrics Journal ; Visiting Editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy ; and as founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law, Policy & Military Affairs. He also served as President of the ASU Law Federalist Society; Vice President of Law Students for Veterans Legal Issues; Symposium Chair for the 2019 Federalist Society National Student Symposium – the largest law student conference in the U.S.; ASU Law’s Student Senator to the ASU Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA); and logged the second most pro bono hours in his graduating class.
He graduated from Pomona College in 2016 with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. While at Pomona College, Grant captained his football and rugby teams – earning All-League and All-American honors in both sports.
Grant enjoys spending time with his family and is passionate about mentorship, fitness, educational travel, military history, geopolitics, and exploring the great outdoors.
Center for Law and Military Policy (Secretary and Member, Board of Directors)
Claremont Colleges Rugby Program (Chairman, Board of Directors; Director of Development)
Federalist Society, Phoenix Lawyers Chapter (Member)
Journal for Law, Policy & Military Affairs (Attorney Editor)
Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations (Member)
Pomona College Admissions Department (Alumni Admissions Interviewer)
Pomona College Alumni Board (Member, Athletic Affinity Committee)
Senator Martha McSally's Young Professionals Leadership Team (Member)
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at ASU (Alumni Ambassador; Member, Gold Society)
Honors & Awards
- Who's Who in America (2020)
ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
- Dean’s Award for Outstanding Performance at the College of Law
- 2nd Place, ASU Law Ross-Blakely Law Library Exemplary Research Competition
- ASU Athletics Research Grant awardee
- Blair Nixon Memorial Award (2016)
- John Zinda Award (2015)
- Scott Studenmund Award (2015–2016)
Grant is a regular contributor to various legal publications on a range of issues and frequently speaks on topics ranging from the legal issues covered in his articles to leadership and professional development. His legal scholarship has been cited in leading law reviews and by the Alabama Supreme Court.
Recent and upcoming publications include:
- Grant Frazier, Using Your Head: A Different Approach to the NFL’s Concussion Epidemic, 10 Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law 197 (2019).
- Grant Frazier, Defusing a Ticking Time Bomb: The Complicated Considerations Underlying Compulsory Human Gene Editing, 10 Hastings Science & Technology Law Journal 39 (2019).
- Grant Frazier & John Thorpe, A Case for Circumscribed Judicial Evaluation in the Supreme Court Confirmation Process, 33 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 229 (2020).
- Grant Frazier & Sarah Deutsch, A Sleight of Hand: Why Non-Traded Real Estate Investment Trusts are Becoming an Increasingly Frequent Subject of Securities Litigation and Arbitration, 2 Corporate and Business Law Journal 23 (2020).
- Grant Frazier & Nick Walter, Regulatory Sandboxes: How Federal Agencies Can Take Part in Cooperative Federalism and Catalyze Innovation and Economic Growth Through Exercise of Their Exemptive Authority, 18 Dartmouth Law Journal [FORTHCOMING] (2020).
- Grant H. Frazier & Mark B. Frazier, Taming the Paper Tiger: Deterring Chinese Economic Cyber Espionage and Remediating Damage to U.S. Interests Caused by Such Attacks, 30 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal [TBD] (2020).
- Grant H. Frazier & Justin J. Larson, When the Rule Invites the Exceptions: How the Arizona Supreme Court's Attempt to Clarify the Economic Loss Rule in Flagstaff Affordable Housing Has Led to Discontinuity in Subsequent Application, 25 Barry Law Review [TBD] (2020).
- Harrison C. Margolin & Grant H. Frazier, The Ratio Method: A Heuristic Approach to Addressing Complex Tort Liability Frameworks in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, [FORTHCOMING].
- Grant Frazier & Nicolas Jaber, The Feres Doctrine: A Denial of Equal Protection and Deserved Appreciation for Service Members and Their Families, 2 Journal of Law, Policy & Military Affairs [FORTHCOMING] (2021).