Eric G. Grossman

(312) 629-1772 egrossman@bbn-law.com

Education

The John Marshall Law School, J.D., with High Distinction

  • Founding student Editor-in-Chief of the Software Law Journal
  • Member of The John Marshall Law Review; elected to Editorial Board

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., Philosophy

Admitted to Bar

Illinois

Experience Summary

Mr. Grossman is a commercial transactions and litigation attorney with 28 years of law firm and in-house practice experience focused on commercial real estate, business, and technology transactions and disputes. His experience includes: commercial real estate acquisition, disposition and lease transactions; commercial real estate disputes; contractor and consulting services forms and transactions; technology license transactions; employer/employee relationships and disputes; developing and implementing corporate internal legal and compliance processes, including HIPAA policies, procedures and compliance; trademark and copyright registrations and issues; U.S. and offshore corporate planning, structuring and record keeping; offshore BPO issues; commercial litigation; and M&A and divestiture transactions, including due diligence reviews and investigations. He as handled a variety of matters including:

  • Representing a major Chicago financial institution and assisting Senior Counsel with creation of form agreements for construction management and other service areas
  • Representing a major Chicago financial institution’s Corporate Real Estate department and conducting acquisition-based real and leased property due diligence reviews; and leased and owned property acquisition and disposition transactions
  • Developed form agreements for construction management, professional services, contractor services, and other supplier/vendor services areas
  • Drafted, negotiated, and advised on a broad array of technology and services agreements such as software licenses, consulting services, technology transfer, employment, and confidentiality agreements
  • Prepared form software license and technology services agreements for Minnesota-based technology services group and for Iowa-based performance management and capacity planning software company
  • Prepared license/franchise agreements for a company that promotes amateur sports
  • Developed and implemented HIPAA compliance program
  • Drafted, negotiated, and managed client and vendor contracts for medical billing services, for SAP implementations and staffing, and for subcontractor services
  • Conducted and managed due diligence reviews and investigations in connection with corporate acquisitions, including leased and owned property reviews involving hundreds of properties
  • Acted as Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary from 2003 – 2007 for a privately held medical billing services company and a SAP enterprise resource planning company and was responsible for companies’ U.S. and India corporate legal practices and affairs, including carrying out corporate reorganization and divestitures, re-negotiating long term commitments with vendors and landlords, re-branding, managing executive replacements and staff reductions, and providing status reports to Board and bank lender

Practice Areas:

  • Real estate, Business, and Technology Transactions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Disposition and Lease Transactions
  • Commercial Real Estate Disputes
  • Contractor and Consulting Services Forms and Transactions
  • Technology License Transactions
  • Employer/Employee Relationships and Disputes
  • Developing and Implementing Corporate Internal Legal and Compliance Processes, Including HIPAA Policies, Procedures, and Compliance
  • Trademark and Copyright Registrations and Issues
  • U.S. and Offshore Corporate Planning, Structuring, and Record Keeping
  • Offshore BPO Issues
  • M&A and Divestiture Transactions, Including Due Diligence Reviews and Investigations

Outside Affiliations

  • Access Living Board Chair, 2008 – 2012; Board of Directors, 2002 – Present, Chicago, Illinois. Access Living is a locally, nationally, and internationally respected disability rights advocacy organization.
  • Advisory Board – Bookwallah, Chicago, Illinois. Bookwallah places children’s books and libraries into Pacific Rim and Caribbean orphanages.