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Adv Robert L. Grossman

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Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Corporate and Securities | Life Sciences & Medical Technology | Health & FDA Business | Technology, Media & Telecommunications | Food & Beverage|  Emerging Technology | Global - Israel Practice


Shareholder; Co-Chair, Israel Practice


Bob Grossman began practicing securities, M&A and corporate law in the firm's Miami office in 1982. With wide-ranging experience taking companies public, acquiring and selling companies, and as a business advisor, Bob brings a practical business-oriented approach to his clients' problems, focusing on accomplishing his clients' objectives effectively and efficiently. He has represented a diverse collection of public and private companies, including companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, health care, energy and natural resources, technology and software, and communications industries.

Bob is the Co-Chair of the firm's Israel Practice and is a frequent business visitor to Israel. In addition to representing Israeli companies seeking to do business outside of Israel, the firm's Israel Practice Group provides assistance to Israeli and U.S. companies in all legal aspects as well as through introductions to strategic partners.

Areas of Concentration

  • Public and private offerings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Agriculture and ad-tech
  • Pharma
  • Israeli businesses
  • Other diverse industry representations

Admitted to Practice





  • Member, Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Yerucham Development Committee, 2007-2013
  • Chairman, Agency, Day School and Synagogue Campaign, 2003-2005
  • Past Chairman, South Dade Branch
  • Board Member, Project Interchange, Board of Directors, 2005-2013
  • Board Member, Jewish National Fund, Board of Directors, 2005-Present
  • Board Member, Children's Bereavement Center, Board of Directors, 2001-Present
  • Board Member, Temple Beth Am, Board of Directors, 2003-2005
  • Chairman, Executive Institute of Organization for Leadership Advancement in Miami, 2001-2003
  • Chairman, South Dade Israel Task Force (formed first Victims of Terror in Israel Fund and developed South Dade Israel Awareness Week), 2001-2003
  • Member, Florida Bar, Corporate Law Subcommittee, 1995-1997
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association
  • Past Chairman and Co-Founder, South Dade Jewish Leadership Council
  • Past Chairman, National UJA Young Leadership Cabinet, Miami Division
  • Past Member, Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center, Board of Directors and Executive Committee
  • Past Member, The Beacon Council, Executive Committee


J.D., with honors, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 1978

  • Order of the Coif

M.A., The Ohio State University, 1979

  • Recipient, Ohio State University Fellow

B.A., The Ohio State University, 1975

  • Recipient, Esteemed Senior Award

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