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Jeffrey E. Gross

Jeffrey Gross is a partner in the New York office of Reid Collins & Tsai LLP. Jeff has represented clients in a wide variety of high-stakes, complex commercial litigation through trial. He has represented clients in diverse matters and industries, including cases arising from financial frauds, business and partnership disputes, technology and intellectual property matters, and employment matters. Jeff received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was an Arthur Littleton Legal Writing Instructor. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Virginia, where he was an Echols Scholar.

Notable Representations:

  • Obtaining $60M jury verdict on behalf of FDIC in a fraud case concerning sub-prime pools of equipment leases
  • Representing two sureties in a billion dollar case against JPMorgan Chase arising out of the Enron bankruptcy, leading to settlement after a four-week jury trial
  • Prosecution of $500 million fraud claims on behalf of a European bank against two large U.S. banks relating to a foreign exchange rogue trading scheme
  • Representation of minority shareholders in judicial dissolution and breach of fiduciary duty claims against majority shareholders of closely-held businesses, leading to favorable settlements
  • Representation of parties in injunction proceedings concerning non-competes and trade secret litigation.
  • Representation of staffing company in multi-year litigation over development of custom software program. Other technology and IP disputes include representing apparel company in Lanham Act proceedings against competitors and representation of development phase biotech company in dispute with investors over convertible debt secured by the company's patents.

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

  • Applying Borrowing Statute Notwithstanding Agreement, New York Law Journal, November 14th, 2016.
  • The Champerty Doctrine Under New York Law, The Bankruptcy Strategist, February 2013, Vol. 30, Number 4.
  • "Ethics in Modern Arbitration," New York Inn of Court, April 2016.
  • Social Media and Employment Litigation, Strafford webinar series, August 8, 2012.
  • Re-Thinking Privilege Logs in the Age of E-Discovery, New York Law Journal, July 11, 2011.
  • The Future of E-Discovery: "Predictive Coding" and Computer-Assisted Document Review, May 17, 2011, CLE presentation available for download at www.lawline.com.
  • Preservation, Cost-allocation, and Cooperation: An Exploration of E-Discovery Issues in the Hypothetical Case of In re Bugacide, New York Inn of Court, March 2011.
  • Second Circuit Rules That Arbitrators Must Decide Whether to Consolidate Multiple Proceedings, NYSBA Commercial & Federal Litigation Section Newsletter, Spring 2009, Vol. 15 at pp. 5-7.
  • "Circuit Explores 'Wagoner' Rule on Corporate Management Fraud, New York Law Journal, March 5, 2009.
  • Preparing for a Rule 26f Conference, CLE presentation available for download at www.lawline.com, 2009.
  • Solicitation or Shrewd Tactics: The Ethics of Speaking for Ex-Employees, New York Law Journal, December 8, 2008, p.4.
  • The Needle in the Electronic Haystack: Preserving, Searching, and Producing Relevant Documents in the Age of Electronic Discovery, November 2008. Hudson Valley Bank CLE series
  • E-Discovery: One Year of the Amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 64 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am L. 201 (2008).
  • Comparing the Utility of Keyword and Concept Searches, 7 Digital Discovery & Electronic Evidence, 188-90 (2007).

He also maintains a blog on litigation and technology issues.

Before joining Reid Collins & Tsai LLP, Jeff was a Partner at Vandenberg & Feliu LLP and Special Counsel to Cooley LLP. He has been recognized by Martindale Hubbell with the highest “AV” rating.