Lathrop Gage LLP
Mr. Grossman practices in the field of general business law with special emphasis on executive compensation, qualified retirement plans, deferred compensation and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs).
Mr. Grossman represents a number of companies ranging from small privately-held businesses to large, professional service organizations and publicly traded companies in connection with the design, drafting and operation of qualified retirement plans, executive compensation and deferred compensation programs, including such matters as executive employment contracts, annual incentive plans, long-term incentive compensation programs and equity-based incentive compensation programs such as stock options, stock appreciation rights, restricted stock, phantom stock and employee stock purchase plans.
Mr. Grossman is a nationally-recognized ESOP authority with extensive experience representing owners, management and fiduciaries of employee-owned companies and lenders to ESOP companies. ESOP transactions have involved private as well as public companies in a variety of industries including advertising, architecture, automotive, banking, chemicals, commodities trading, construction, craft breweries, energy, engineering, financial services, health care, insurance, iron and steel distribution, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, printing, professional and other services, retail, security, telecommunications and travel.