Grossman Brings Over 30 Years of Legal and Financial Services Industries
Expertise to Firm
NEW YORK, February 27, 2023 – Leading international law firm Proskauer is pleased to welcome Jeff Grossman as its Chief of Strategic Initiatives. In this newly created C-suite role, Jeff will work with senior leadership to advance the Firm’s strategic goals and priorities.
Jeff has served as an advisor consulting to leadership teams on finance, business development and strategy for over thirty years and has built a formidable reputation in the legal industry.
“Jeff is a respected industry veteran and we are eager to get him involved,” said Steven M. Ellis, Chairman of Proskauer. “We are driving our business forward on a lot of fronts, and we are excited to have Jeff join the team to help us execute.”
Previously, Jeff was Chief Strategy and Legal Practice Officer at Cooley LLP. He has served as managing director at Citi, where he led business development for the bank’s Law Firm Group. Jeff also spent 15 years with Wells Fargo, including as national managing director for its Wealth Management Legal Specialty Group, which he co-founded. Under his leadership, the group grew to have the second-largest market share in the industry.
“Jeff is a great addition, and his wealth of experience will be an asset to our leadership team as we continue to build on our platform and advance our brand in the market” said Daryn Grossman, Managing Partner at Proskauer.
Proskauer continues its growth momentum from 2022, in which the Firm saw significant growth across its transactional and trial practices, as well as across its industry verticals including asset management. The Firm’s recent work includes representing the Patrick D. Bowlen Trust and related entities in the historic $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos; advising longtime client Ares on the closing of Ares Sports, Media and Entertainment Finance, its first fund dedicated to those industries; advising Accor in connection with its exclusive negotiations with Ennismore to form the world’s leading lifestyle operator in the hospitality sector; and acting as counsel to Monsanto in two decisive product liability trial victories.
We are 800+ lawyers serving clients from 12 offices located in the leading financial and business centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The world’s leading organizations, companies and corporations choose us to be their representatives in their most critical situations. But more, they consider Proskauer a strategic partner to drive their business forward. We work with asset managers, major sports leagues, Fortune 500 companies, entertainment industry legends and other industry-redefining companies.