Margaret E. Graham

Margaret E. Graham

Senior Counsel

WSG Practice Industries


Illinois, U.S.A.


Peggy Graham is an attorney in Dykema's Chicago office. Peggy focuses her practice on real estate tax assessments, tax exemptions, tax incentives and government relations issues. She has successfully represented clients, including the Archdiocese of Chicago and related entities, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Chicago, Catholic Cemeteries Archdiocese of Chicago, religious orders, not-for-profit organizations, commercial, industrial, corporate and residential clients on a wide variety of real estate tax related and other matters. She also offers litigation and arbitration expertise and serves as a Chair Qualified Arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County.

She has extensive experience with a diverse array of clients, property owners and property types. She has resolved issues and obtained favorable results concerning the appropriate assessment and tax treatment of properties at both the administrative and judicial levels of review in multiple jurisdictions.

Bar Admissions

Illinois Supreme Court


John Marshall Law School, J.D Dominican University, B.A.
Areas of Practice

Environmental | Property Tax Appeals | Real Estate


2021 Notice of Tax Assessments Will Be Issued in February
Dykema, February 2021

The 2021 tax assessment of real and personal property will be determined by local Assessors in February, at which time a Notice of Assessment will be issued and mailed to property owners. Property owners should make sure to check the mail for a copy of the Notice in order to determine whether an appeal of their taxable value should be filed...