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Grossman LLP is a boutique litigation law firm representing individual and corporate clients in a wide range of matters, including art law, complex commercial disputes, and securities litigation.

Grossman Team Secures Major Appellate Victory In Forgery Row
A years-long dispute over an alleged “Rothko” forgery has culminated in a total victory for our client, a distinguished New York art dealer.

Grossman LLP Notches Another Big Win
Last week, the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, First Department, issued a unanimous 5-0 decision reversing the trial court’s denial of summary judgment and handing Grossman LLP a total win for its clients in a real-estate litigation that had been pending for over 10 years.

Grossman LLP Secures Complete Dismissal of Counterclaims in Forgery Case
The Grossman team has won a total victory dismissing all counterclaims in our suit on behalf of a prominent art collector against an art gallery for refusing to rescind a sale of paintings that turned out to be forgeries.

Grossman LLP Obtains Summary Judgment on Behalf of Lender Against Former Hedge-Fund Billionaire
Grossman LLP has secured summary judgment dismissing a former hedge-fund billionaire’s claims that our client issued a usurious loan.

Grossman LLP Obtains Complete Recovery In Contract Dispute Involving the Urgent Manufacture of Medical Gowns in the Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic
Grossman LLP has secured a $1.18 million recovery—every dollar of damages sought—following a hard-fought breach-of-contract dispute on behalf of a leading apparel manufacturer hired to produce gowns in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Grossman LLP Obtains $8 Million Judgment In Securities Fraud Case Arising from Ticket-Resale Ponzi Scheme
A Grossman LLP trial team led by Judd Grossman and Webster McBride secured a nearly $8 million securities-fraud judgment in a case arising from a Ponzi scheme involving the resale of tickets to high-profile events such as the Broadway musical "Hamilton."

Grossman LLP Secures Total Victory In Second Circuit Appeal Involving Recovery of Stolen Painting
In late 2020, after two-plus years of litigation in multiple jurisdictions and a three-day bench trial in the Southern District of New York, Grossman LLP obtained a win in a title dispute over a painting that was stolen from a major corporate art collection decades ago and replaced with a skilled forgery.  In January 2023, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed that victory. 

Grossman LLP Defeats Attempt to Dismiss Defamation Claim by Art Dealer Against Major Art Gallery
Last month, the Grossman team prevailed in defending a prominent art dealer’s complaint against a gallery’s motion to dismiss.

Grossman LLP Defeats Summary Judgment In Securities Fraud Case Arising from Ticket-Resale Ponzi Scheme
In a major win for investors with losses totalling over $5.5 million, Grossman LLP defeated summary judgment in a securities fraud case arising from a Ponzi scheme involving the resale of tickets to high-profile events such as the Broadway musical "Hamilton."

Grossman LLP Adds Two Accomplished Attorneys to Its Team
Grossman LLP is pleased to announce that Webster D. McBride has joined the Firm as Counsel and Maria Angela Brusco has joined the Firm as an Associate.

Grossman LLP Wins Summary Judgment In Dispute Over Chagall Painting Caught Up In Chowaiki Scandal
In a major win, Grossman LLP has obtained summary judgment for our client in a long-running title dispute involving a Marc Chagall painting that was part of the fraudulent schemes of disgraced art dealer Ezra Chowaiki.

Grossman LLP Attorney Kate Lucas Lectures on Art Law As A Guest Lecturer at Duke Kunshan University
In late February, Grossman LLP’s Kate Lucas talked to undergraduate students at Duke Kunshan University about her work in art law.  

Grossman LLP Team Obtains—and Collects—$3 Million Judgment In Art Fraud Case
The team at Grossman LLP has just recovered $3 million in satisfaction of a judgment that the firm obtained for an art collector defrauded by an art dealer in connection with the sale of a Pablo Picasso painting. 

Grossman LLP Obtains Complete Dismissal With Prejudice of Lawsuit by Former NBCUniversal Head Alleging Sale of Rothko Forgery
This week, the Grossman LLP team obtained a complete dismissal of a lawsuit filed by NBCUniversal executive Ron Meyer against art dealer Susan Seidel.  Meyer’s claims focused on a 2001 art deal involving a painting, purportedly by famed abstract expressionist Mark Rothko, which turned out to be a forgery.   

In Suit Over George Washington Portrait by Gilbert Stuart, Grossman LLP Obtains Dismissal of Collector's Claims Against Hirschl & Adler Galleries
‚ÄčThis week, the litigation team at Grossman LLP achieved a win for the Hirschl & Adler Galleries and its director in a suit arising out of the sale of a Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington.