Marc I. Gross

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Securities Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Pomerantz LLP
600 Third Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-661-1100
Fax: 917-463-1044
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2009, 2013 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas: Securities Litigation
Attorney Profile

As the former managing partner with distinguished New York law firm Pomerantz LLP, Marc I. Gross has more than 30 years of experience in securities litigation. He has had numerous high-profile achievements with securities fraud class-action lawsuits, antitrust disputes and consumer cases. Some of his most notable successes include multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts involving large national corporations. Mr. Gross accepts clients in New York City.

Mr. Gross attended law school at New York University School of Law, and is admitted to practice law in New York; and before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Courts for the Western District of Missouri, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona; and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 8th Circuits; and the U.S. Supreme Court.

An impressive track record has given Mr. Gross numerous recognitions and opportunities for leadership. He was included on Benchmark Litigation's list of local litigation stars for two consecutive years, and is highly sought after for commentary by international media, including "CBS Evening News" and the BBC. Mr. Gross frequently speaks on shareholder topics at continuing legal education seminars, and addressed foreign investors on securities class actions at DC Finance's Tel Aviv Institutional Investment Conference and the National Association of Pension Funds Investment Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Mr. Gross serves as vice president of the Institute for Law & Economic Policy and formerly served as a mediator for the Supreme Court of the State of New York's Commercial Division. He has also served as an officer for the National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Securities Litigation


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2009, 2013 - 2021

About Marc I. Gross

Admitted: 1977

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Author, "Loser-Pays – or Whose 'Fault' Is It Anyway: A Response to Hensler-Rowe's "Beyond 'It Just Ain't Worth It'," which appeared in 64 Law & Contemporary Problems, Duke Law School, 2001
  • Panel, Edinburgh Regarding the impact of U.S. Class Actions on U.K. Investors, National Association Pension Funds Conference, 2011
  • Spoke, Tel Aviv Institutional Investors Forum, “Israel’s Pyramids/Corporate Governance Lessons from the U.S.”, 2012
  • Spoke, Morrison and on Opportunities under Dodd-Frank for Say On Pay and Say on Contributions, National Summit on the Future of Fiduciary Responsibility, American Conference Institute with
  • Chaired a Panel, Pleading and other Pre-Trial Requirements Impacting Class Action suits, Annual ILEP Conference
  • Organized a Conference on Proxy Access California, 2011
  • Panelists, Daniel R. Fischel, Seminal Article describing the application of Financial Economics, Securities Fraud Litigation was a basis for the Supreme Court's Decision in Basic v. Levinson Adopting “Fraud on the Market.”
  • Moderated a Panel, "Behavioral Economics Applied: Expert Witnesses, Event Studies, Loss Causation, and Damages Calculation" Second Annual Institute for Investor Protection Conference, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, October 2012
  • Investor Protection Conference, "The Effective and Ethical Use of Confidential Witnesses," Loyola University Chicago School of Law's Institute
  • Legislative Conference, "Morrison and Recoveries of Damages Arising From Fraudulent Foreign Investments"
  • Spoke, National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems' ("NCPERS"), 2013

Bar/Professional Activity

  • National Association of Securities and Consumer Trial Attorneys ("NASCAT")
  • Vice President, Institute of Law and Economic Policy ("ILEP")
  • Mediator, Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York
  • Member, New York City Bar Association's Federal Courts Committee
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York
  • State of New York


  • Benchmark Litigation named Mr. Gross a “Local Litigation Star” in New York, 2012 - 2013


  • $100 Million Settlement in Nationwide, where Mr. Gross was the lead Pomerantz lawyer, the court stated: "I think you all did a very, very good job for all the people. You made attorneys look good." Mr. Gross was also the attorney-in-charge of Texas Int'l Co. Sec. Litig. (W.D. Okla.), where, in granting class certification, the Court stated: "The performance of plaintiffs’ counsel thus far leaves the Court with no doubt that plaintiffs’ claims will be vigorously and satisfactorily prosecuted throughout the course of this litigation.” In the course of approving the subsequent settlement of the case
  • Snyder v. Nationwide Insurance Co. Derivative Settlement valued at $100 Million
  • In re Elan Corp. Sec. Litig. $75 Million Settlement
  • In re Salomon Analyst AT&T Litig. $74.75 Million Settlement
  • In re Salomon Analyst AT&T Litig. $74.75 Million Settlement
  • In re Charter Communications Inc. Sec. Litig. $146.25 Million Settlement
  • In re Comverse Technology, Inc. Sec. Litig. $225 Million Settlement, including a $60 Million Contribution, Former CEO

Representative Clients

  • In re Zenith Labs Securities Litig. (D.C. N.J.) Courts
  • In re Zila Inc. Securities Litig. (D.C. Ariz. (PHX))
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Office Location for Marc I. Gross

600 Third Avenue
20th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 212-661-1100

Fax: 917-463-1044

Last Updated: 3/31/2021

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