Stuart Grossman

Stuart Z. Grossman

Co-Founder

Mr. Grossman is recognized as one of America’s pre-eminent trial lawyers concentrating in medical malpractice, products liability, police misconduct, aviation, personal injury litigation and wrongful death. His successful career is distinguished by an unprecedented number of favorable verdicts; he has consistently won some of the largest awards in Florida. Mr. Grossman was named Trial Lawyer of the Year by the American Board of Trial Advocates of Florida. He was the recipient of the Academy of Trial Lawyer’s Crystal Eagle Award and inducted into the Academy’s Hall of Fame. Mr. Grossman is named in the book, The Best Lawyers in America. Lawdragon named him as one of America’s 500 leading attorneys in all fields. Florida Trend Magazine and Florida Super Lawyers have both named him as one of the state’s top 10 trial lawyers. He is a Fellow of the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers and was elected into the Iron Arrow, the University of Miami’s highest honorary society.

When not in the courtroom, Mr. Grossman is an author and lecturer, and is actively involved in issues regarding the prevention of malpractice and catastrophic accidents. Among his many civic undertakings are his commitments to Margaux’s Miracle Foundation at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United Cerebral Palsy and United Way, in addition to his financial support of numerous charities. His writings appear in major medical publications. He is one of the few lawyers invited to speak at national medical meetings. His lectures within the legal profession have been videotaped and circulated nationwide. Ted Koppel, Larry King and others have interviewed him as an expert on medical malpractice.

Selected Memberships

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Board of Directors
  • Florida Bar
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Florida Justice Association, Distinguished Fellow, College of Diplomates, Eagle Award
  • American Bar Association, Fellow
  • American Justice Association, Sustaining Member
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Dade County Justice Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (National Board of Directors; Chairman of the Civil Justice Committee)
  • Presidential Appointee to National Board of American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Litigation Counsel of America

Awards and Honors

  • Perry Nichols Award, Florida Justice Association – FJA’s Highest Award (December 2014)
  • Compassionate Gladiator Award, Florida Justice Association (February 2014)
  • Legal Legend Award, History Miami (2015)
  • Selected as one of 500 Leading Lawyers in America (all specialties) and one of 500 Plaintiff Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon (2014-15)
  • Selected as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in Florida’s Super Lawyers magazine in 2008 and continuously as one of their 100 Leading Lawyers
  • Named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame
  • Selected as one of the State’s Legal Leaders by Florida Trend
  • Named in Best Lawyers of America (1995-Present)
  • Named in South Florida Business Leader’s The Power Issue – The Leaders of South Florida Business
  • Named Florida Trial Lawyer of the Year by the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Florida Justice Association, named to Hall of Fame, Crystal Eagle Award
  • Masters in Trial award by the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Selected for Lifetime Achievement by America’s Top 100 Attorneys
  • Lifetime Achievement Award by America’s Top 100 Attorneys

Education

  • University of Miami (B.A. 1968)
  • University of Miami (J.D. 1973)
  • Elected to Order of Iron Arrow, University of Miami’s Highest Honorary Society