The Center for Sports Law & Policy at Thomas Jefferson School of Law hosted the Fifth Annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition on...
Randy M. Grossman, a successful sports agent and attorney, is Chairman of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he has taught Sports Law since 2000 and also teaches Trial Practice. He earned his J.D. at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 1994 and a B.A. from San Diego State University.
Mr. Grossman is certified as a player agent by the Major League Baseball Player’s Association and represents former players as well, such as Hall of Famer Dave Winfield and seven-time All-Star Tim Raines. During the course of his career, he has worked with players ranging from Hank Aaron to Willie Mays.
During a career in sports that spans more than 25 years, Mr. Grossman began as a sportscaster for an NBC television affiliate on the nightly news. From there, he went to work for former L.A. Dodger and San Diego Padre Steve Garvey, who owned a sports marketing company. There Mr. Grossman was exposed to the world of corporate marketing and endorsements for professional athletes and worked with clients such as Magic Johnson, Tony Gwynn and Robin Ventura, pairing them with companies such as Canon, Xerox and Rawlings.
Mr. Grossman is the TJSL faculty advisor for the Sports Law Society and the National Sports Law Negotiation Competition. He also has served as faculty advisor for the PAD Mock Trial Competitions in Las Vegas and Washington, D.C. and the National Baseball Arbitration Competition held at Tulane University Law School, where the TJSL team took first place in January of 2012.
He is a frequent lecturer on sports and the law and has given presentations at the University of San Diego School of Law, California Western School of Law, and La Faculté de Droit des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion in Nice, France. He taught International Sports Law during TJSL’s summer study abroad program at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.
He also practices law in the areas of contract litigation and criminal defense, where he has tried many high profile cases ranging from bank theft to murder. Mr. Grossman is licensed to practice before all courts in the State of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District, and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Grossman has traveled to Africa and China on Major League Baseball goodwill tours. He has attended Major League Baseball games at 29 of the 30 current stadiums. He counts meeting the President of the United States in the Oval Office as one of his most memorable professional achievements.