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Eric Grossman

Eric Grossman

Vice Chair, Private Equity Group, Mid-Atlantic

Eric Grossman focuses his practice on private equity, leveraged buyouts, growth equity and venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions and counseling emerging growth companies with respect to general corporate and securities law matters.

Eric also has experience representing issuers with respect to their initial public offerings and subsequent reporting obligations.

Eric has represented companies and investors in many different sectors, including telecommunications, cloud computing, wireless, computer software and hardware, e-commerce, mobile advertising and other mobile applications, web services and platforms, education, life sciences, healthcare IT and services, cyber security and intelligence, resource management platforms, medical devices and clean technologies.

Bar admissionsDistrict of ColumbiaMassachusettsVirginia
  • J.D., Boston University School of Law 2002
    Edward F. Hennessey Distinguished Scholar
    Paul J. Liacos Distinguished Scholar
    G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar
    William L. and Lillian Berger Academic Achievement Prize
    summa cum laude
  • B.A., Communication, Tulane University 1996


Chambers USA

  • Band 3, Virginia Northern Corporate/M&A (2016-2024)
    Chambers comments, "Eric Grossman's experience encompasses private equity and venture capital transactions, as well as M&A deals. He is especially active in the technology space." Clients say, "He consistently drives great outcomes by gaining a strong understanding of a given investment thesis and rationale, and crafting the documentation and negotiations to position us well for an entire investment period." "Eric is a great lawyer and a pleasure to work with."

The Legal 500 United States

  • Recommended, Private Equity Buyouts: Middle-Market (up to $500M) (2024)
    Clients say, "Eric Grossman was our lead attorney for many years. I’ve trusted and valued him for putting the company first, giving me great advice as CEO, communicating & collaborating effectively with our internal Finance & Legal team, and bringing the right people from DLA into the loop. And when necessary, he’d step up and get hands-on."
Other recognitions

TMT Finance recognized Eric as a Top 10 Comms M&A Legal Advisor in its Top 30 USA Comms M&A Dealmakers 2019 list, acknowledging his involvement in and facilitation of significant private equity-focused acquisitions in the communications sector.

The Washingtonian also named Eric a 2018 Tech Titan on its list of "the most important and innovative people in Washington's digital economy."

Media Mentions

Prior Experience

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Eric was a partner in the corporate group of a law firm headquartered in Palo Alto, California, where he co-founded the firm's growth equity practice group and focused his practice on representing growth and private equity investors, and their portfolio companies, as well as counseling technology companies on various corporate and securities matters. Eric began his career as a corporate associate in the Boston office of a leading law firm.



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