Jeff Grant on the Presumption of Innocence Podcast with Matt Adams. Jeff Grant is Co-Founder of both Progressive Prison Ministries Inc. and GrantLaw, PLLC, and host Matt Adams is Co-Chair of Fox Rothschild’s White-Collar Criminal Defense & Regulatory Compliance Practice Group.
Thank you Matt Adams and your team at Fox Rothschild LLP for your great warmth and empathy in this open and candid conversation. I don’t think I’ve ever before shared in such detail the depths of my prescription opioid addiction, the wreckage it caused my career, my family and myself, and then my road of redemption through service to others. I hope my story will serve as a beacon of hope to people out there who are suffering in silence.
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Jeffrey D. (Jeff) Grant, co-founder of both Progressive Prison Ministries and GrantLaw PLLC, joins Matthew S. Adams on The Presumption of Innocence to share his powerful story of redemption after being disbarred and incarcerated for lying on a post-9/11 SBA loan.
Their discussion shines a light on the darkness of Jeff’s experiences and explains how, by taking responsibility for his actions, he now devotes his life to helping people prosecuted for white-collar crimes.
In May 2021, Jeff’s law license was reinstated by the New York Supreme Court. In August 2022, Jeff celebrated 20 years clean and sober.
Episode 22: Reclaiming Purpose: A Transformative Journey Through Addiction, Rehab and Prison
In a powerful and inspiring episode, Jeff Grant, co-founder of both Progressive Prison Ministries Inc. and GrantLaw, PLLC, joins host Matt Adams, Co-Chair of Fox Rothschild’s White-Collar Criminal Defense & Regulatory Compliance Practice Group, to share his story of redemption.
About 25 years ago, Jeff experienced a downward spiral stemming from a prescription opioid addiction that twisted his lucrative legal career into criminal behavior. Despite a successful stint in rehab, he was disbarred and incarcerated for lying on a post-9/11 SBA loan.
This riveting discussion shines a light into the darkness of Jeff’s experiences and explains how, by taking responsibility for his actions, Jeff now devotes his life to helping people prosecuted for white-collar crimes and their families.
Note: This episode contains discussion of substance abuse and attempted suicide.
The New Yorker: Life After White CollarCrime, by Evan Osnos, Aug. 2021: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/08/30/life-after-white-collar-crime
Progressive Prison Ministries website: https://prisonist.org
GrantLaw, PLLC website: https://grantlaw.com