Paul Grossman is a partner in the Employment Law practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's Los Angeles office. Mr. Grossman represents major private employers in all aspects of employment law, including class actions, wage and hour, wrongful discharge, discrimination, sexual harassment, and whistleblower cases. He is the general counsel of the California Employment Law Council (CELC), an organization of approximately 50 of California's largest employers, which has as its mission the development of moderate employment law through amicus briefs, education and legislative activities.
The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers wrote in 2009: "The leading labour and employment counsel in the world, according to our findings, is Paul Grossman..." In 2010, that organization named him "Global Management Labour & Employment Lawyer of the Year" for the third time, stating "We have no hesitation in declaring him the leading lawyer in the world for management labour and employment expertise once more." Who's Who also found in 2010 that Paul Hastings had the world's strongest management employment practice, an honor it has received for five consecutive years.
Chambers USA in 2012 rated Mr. Grossman the top employment litigator in California, and rates Paul Hastings as having the best employment litigation practice in California.
Mr. Grossman is the co-author of Lindemann & Grossman, Employment Discrimination Law, the official book of the American Bar Association in its field. The fourth edition was released in 2007. It has been cited on multiple occasions by the U. S. Supreme Court and by the courts of every circuit and is generally regarded as the principal publication in its field.
Mr. Grossman received his B.A. degree in 1961 from Amherst College, and his J.D. degree in 1964 from Yale Law School, where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Yale Law Journal.