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John M. Gross


John Gross has more than twenty-five years of experience in securities, corporate and financial litigation, as well as in professional liability litigation and internal investigations.

John’s clients have included Fortune 100 companies, small businesses, individuals, financial institutions, national and small-town community banks, corporate directors and officers, and business owners. He has represented defendants and plaintiffs in financial fraud claims, contract disputes, business dissolutions, fiduciary duty litigation, shareholders litigation, corporate governance disputes, antitrust class actions and internal corporate investigations. He has appeared before federal and state trial and appellate courts, in administrative proceedings, in arbitrations and mediations, and before various federal agencies. John also provides compliance advice and counseling in securities, antitrust and fiduciary duty matters.

John has served as outside general counsel for multiple clients and as inside general counsel for two law firms. He managed outside counsel in litigation matters, supervised and expanded compliance and risk management processes, and counseled managers and professionals on their legal and ethical duties.

John was raised in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana, where he attended Indiana University, graduating with Highest Distinction. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School. John began his career with a global New York law firm known for its commercial law practice and its impact on international affairs, and then joined a renowned Atlanta-based law firm, where he was a partner for many years.

John and his wife live in Atlanta, where they raised three daughters, all now adults. Nowadays, John enjoys caring for their two dogs, two parrots, one finch, and a tortoise named Terry. John is an occasional mountain biker, whose enthusiasm usually exceeds his skill.

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John frequently speaks at business conferences and continuing legal education seminars. His recent speaking engagements have included: