Gregory Grossman is a founding shareholder at Astigarraga Davis. His practice focuses on financial services litigation including creditors' rights, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation, restructurings, and litigation involving the Uniform Commercial Code. He is admitted to all Florida state courts, the 11th and 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts.
Grossman regularly represents institutional lenders regarding non-performing loans including negotiating and documenting workout agreements and enforcing loan documentation through litigation. Regarding workout negotiations and documentation, Grossman has represented lenders in restructurings of loans in a variety of industries including material handling, restaurant and hospitality, real estate development, motor vehicle dealers, aviation, export/import, manufacturing, retailing, and wholesaling. Regarding loan enforcement litigation, he has substantial experience in all aspects of creditor's remedies including attachment, replevin, garnishment, executions, foreclosure, fraudulent transfer litigation, and proceedings supplementary to execution.
Nominated by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, regarding bankruptcy and insolvency litigation, Grossman has represented lenders in all facets of reorganizations and liquidations including stay relief litigation, cash collateral disputes, bad faith dismissals, avoidance actions, and plan confirmation disputes. He has also represented and opposed insolvency trustees appointed in foreign countries to marshal assets in the United States through state and bankruptcy procedures.
Selected for inclusion in Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite and in Florida Super Lawyers, Grossman filed the first Chapter 15 Bankruptcy in the State of Florida when he successfully obtained "foreign main case" recognition of insolvency proceedings for a failed financial institution in Barbados. He has since prosecuted more than a dozen Chapter 15 cases arising from foreign insolvency proceedings in Antigua, Austria, Brazil, Cayman Island, Mexico and the UK. Regarding Uniform Commercial Code issues, Grossman has counseled and litigated cases involving the sale of goods, checks and electronic transfers, personal property leases, letters of credit, and security interest disputes.
He is a high honors graduate in finance from the University of Florida, where he also earned his J.D. with honors, Order of the Coif, and was a member of the Moot Court Board. Grossman has made numerous speeches on creditors' rights, enforcement of judgments (both domestic and foreign), assorted bankruptcy topics, workouts, and secured transactions. Prior to private practice, Grossman clerked for a United States Bankruptcy Judge in the Middle District of Florida.