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Richard L. Grossman - San Francisco, CA

100 Green Street San Francisco, CA 94111

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Updated: 06/11/2019

San Francisco Antitrust/Competition Law Lawyer


Mr. Grossman specializes in complex business litigation, representing either plaintiffs or defendants in the trial and appellate courts, with particular expertise in disputes involving antitrust, unfair competition, commercial fraud, breach of contract, trademark, copyright or trade secret issues...

About Richard L. Grossman

Practice Areas

  • Antitrust/Competition Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Class Actions
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Commercial Fraud Litigation
  • Contract Litigation
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trade Secret Litigation
  • Unfair Competition Litigation


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • California, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Sections on Litigation, Antitrust, Patent, Trademark and Copyright (Member)
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Bar Association of San Francisco


  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina, 1979
    Honors: Editor-in-Chief, Duke Legal Research Program
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1976
    Major: Journalism

Past Positions

  • Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, San Francisco, CA, 2011 - 2013
  • Townsend and Townsend and Crew, San Francisco, CA, 1993 - 2010
  • Khourie, Crew & Jaeger, San Francisco, CA, 1986 - 1992
  • Farella, Braun & Martel, San Francisco, CA, 1984 - 1986
  • Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, Cleveland, OH, 1979 - 1984

Classes and Seminars

  • Civil Antitrust Litigation in the United States, National Chengchi University College of Commerce symposium on Navigating Antitrust in the U.S. and Taiwan, 2011
  • Trade Secrets: Cost-Effective Protection for Valuable Business Information, San Francisco, Denver, Seattle, San Diego and Palo Alto Chapters, Association of Corporate Counsel, 2009 - 2010
  • The Convergence of Antitrust Law and Intellectual Property Law, San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association, November, 2004


Other Sources of Feedback About Richard L. Grossman

Included on the 2024 Northern California list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Richard L. Grossman on Super Lawyers




Office Information


100 Green Street San Francisco, CA 94111


  • 415-433-4816

Accepts Credit Cards




  • Townsend Antitrust Watch, February, 2006
  • Litigators Become Adjudicators: The Formation of an Attorney Network to Provide Better Dispute Resolution at Half the Cost, American Bar Assn. Section on Dispute Resolution, March, 2012
  • Reinventing Justice Through Comprehensive Adjudication, Inside the Minds: Alternative Dispute Resolution Client Strategies, Aspatore Books, 2007
  • Reaching the Jury in the High Technology Case, The Colorado Lawyer, November, 1996
  • The Recorder, Pitching the High-Tech Case to Humans, Intellectual Property Magazine, 1995
  • Part-Time Workers Pose Risk to Trade Secrets, Intellectual Property, San Francisco Daily Journal, March, 1994
  • Antitrust Litigation Reform: A Modest Proposal, Antitrust publication of the American Bar Assn. Antitrust Section, Summer, 1993

Representative Cases

  • Microsoft Cases 1-V
  • San Francisco v. Microsoft
  • Gordon v. Microsoft
  • Sun Microsystems v. Microsoft
  • Mills v. Cor-O-Van Records Management, Inc
  • Chinese Hospital v. California Pacific Medical Group
  • Visa USA Indirect Purchaser Antitrust Cases
  • Intergraph Corp v. Intel Corp.
  • St. Luke's Hospital v. Cal. Pacific Medical Ctr. and Sutter Health
  • Datasafe Publications, Inc. v. Galacticomm Technologies, Inc.
  • LMP Corporation v. Universal Mfg. Corporation
  • Chevron USA, Inc. v. Digital Equipment Corporation
  • Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. v. Oracle Corporation
  • Bushnell v. Visual Information Service Corp.
  • Union Trust Bank v. Tele Video Systems, Inc.
  • Palinkas v. Adjusters Auto Rental, Inc.
  • BioContacts v. Coopervision
  • Zeny Computer Systems v. Acer Inc.
  • Glentech Inc. v. Berkeley Antibody Company, Inc.
  • Prithvi Solutions Trade Secret Litigation
  • Gracie V. Gracie
  • Bonny Products, Inc. v. G&S Metals, Inc.
  • Chung Kai Industries Copyright Litigation
  • Yousuf v. Samantar
  • Cytec Engineered Materials, Inc. v. Hercules Inc.
  • Halicki v. United Artists Communications
  • Marietta Coal Co. v. Lindley
  • ESI Corp. v. Lucero Corp
  • E.B. Katz Co. v. Heather Hill Nursing Home

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