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H. Philip Grossman
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Louisville, KY



Philip Grossman has over 35 years of experience in the practice of law and is currently a senior partner in the Louisville Law Firm of Grossman Green PLLC.

His passion is handling personal injury cases for clients who suffer serious and catastrophic injuries. In particular, he most frequently works with victims and families who have suffered the effects of brain injuries, paralysis, fractures, spine injuries and wrongful death.

Recognition And Success
Philip has achieved numerous distinctions. He has been listed in the Kentucky Magazine as a Top Attorney in Kentucky and recognized by Louisville Magazine as a Top Lawyer. From 2007-present, Philip has been selected for inclusion in Kentucky Super Lawyers. Philip is AV Preeminent peer review rated through Martindale-Hubbell.

Philip is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum due to his success in obtaining numerous million-dollar verdicts, awards and settlements for his clients.

Community And Law-Related Involvement
In 2018, Philip served as President of the Kentucky Justice Association (KJA) which is the leading organization of Kentucky Plaintiff's Trial Lawyers committed to improving the quality of legal representation for Kentucky injury victims and their families. In 1996 He served as President of the Louisville Bar Association, the largest voluntary bar association for lawyers based in Louisville and Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Philip is also Founder and Master of the Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court. He has been a frequent speaker at seminars on medical negligence, spine and brain injury, auto and truck cases and trial practice.

Areas of Practice

  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1989
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1980


  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 00/1980
  • Washington University, St Louis, Missouri
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 00/1977

Published Works

  • A Year in the Life of HIPAA: New Tips, Observations and Suggestions for Improvement, American Bar Association Law Trends and News Litigation, October, 2004
  • HIPAA: Practical Guide for Litigators, Litigation Section of the Louisville Bar Association, April 1, 2003
  • Recommend Procedures for Obtaining Medical Records in Kentucky, Pursuant to HIPAA
  • How Might Jurors be Affected by the September 11 Terrorist Attacks - Part II, The Advocate, Vol 29, No 2, April, 2002
  • How Might Jurors Be Affected by the September 11 Terrorist Attacks, The Advocate, ol 28, No 6 pp 6-7;, 2001
  • Admiralty Pleasure Craft Collisions, The Advocate, Vol 28, No 3 pp 6-9, 2001
  • Financial and Legal Resources, The Kentucky Head Injury Association Resource Journal, 1993
  • Post Settlement Techniques: Medicaid Qualifying Trusts, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys - The Advocate, Vol 18, No 4, p. 10;, 1991
  • Financial and Legal Resources, The Kentucky Head Injury Association Resource Journal, 1990
  • Bad Faith, The ERISA Trap, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys -The Advocate, Vol 16, No 1, p. 14, 1989
  • Loss of Enjoyment of Life as a Separate Item of Damages, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys -The Advocate, Vol 15, No 1, p. 12, 1988
  • President's Pages - Bar Briefs, Louisville Bar Association, Monthly; January through December 1996
  • “Screening Medical Negligence Cases”, , The Advocate - David Bryce Barber, H. Philip Grossman, November/December 2016
  • President's Pages, Kentucky Justice Association - , January/February 2018; March/April 2018;May/June 2018;July/August 2018;September/October 2018;November/December 2018


  • Essentials for Winning Your Auto Case - Program Chair, Kentucky Justice Association, 06/19/2007
  • Law as a Profession - Lecturer, LBA Leadership Academy, 11/17/2006
  • Pre-suit and Informal Discovery - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 04/23/2004
  • Pre-suit and Informal Discovery - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 04/16/2004
  • What Every Lawyer and Judge Needs to Know about HIPAA, Kentucky Bar Association, 06/12/2003
  • What’s New in Peer Review Privacy and HIPAA Regulations - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorney - Annual Convention, 05/15/2003
  • HIPAA: A Practical Guide for Litigators - Lecturer, Louisville Bar Association, 04/01/2003
  • Building a Strong Medical Malpractice Case - Program Chair/Lecturer , Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorney, 11/08/2002
  • Sovereign Immunity, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 09/14/2001
  • Federal Causes of Action and Procedure; Daubert Issues - Lecturer/Program Chair , Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 03/30/2001
  • Maximizing Recovery for your Clients, A Lawyer’s Guide to Focus Groups - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 03/23/2001
  • Trying The Medical Negligence Case In the Year 2000 - Lecturer, Louisville Bar Association, 06/21/2000
  • Medical Malpractice in Kentucky - Lecturer, Louisville Bar Association, 03/22/2000
  • Handling the Brain Injury Case - Lecturer/Program Chair, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 02/25/1998
  • Damages Seminar - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 08/15/1995
  • Masters in Trial Advocacy - Head Injury - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 04/10/1995
  • The Initial Evaluation of a Medical Malpractice Claim - Lecturer, Medical Malpractice Case Law Update, Louisville Center for CLE, 06/28/1994
  • Jury Sympathy - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys - Jury Selection Seminar, 06/11/1993
  • A Case Study in Estate Planning and Administration - Lecturer, "Wrongful Death" Louisville CLE Institute, 05/27/1993
  • Tort and Insurance Law Update - Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute, 03/25/1992
  • Avoiding Conflicts of Interest - Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute, 05/22/1991
  • Preserving Assets: The Medicaid Qualifying Trust, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 04/20/1991
  • Proving the Head Injury Case, A Day With the Professionals - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Kentucky Head Injury Association, 06/28/1990
  • Probate and Estate Section - Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute - "Wrongful Death and Catastrophic Injuries", 06/01/1990
  • Mastering the Art of Trial Advocacy - Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute, 04/26/1990 to 04/27/1990
  • Litigator of the 1990's "Disappearing Evidence" - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 02/02/1990 to 02/03/1990
  • Hot Topics - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys - Social Hosts and Unsupervised Parties, 04/28/1989
  • Mastering the Art of Cross-Examination - Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute, 04/14/1989 to 04/15/1989
  • Trial Advocacy Workshop, Trial of a Dram Shop Case - Lecturer, Louisville Bar Association, 04/21/1988 to 04/22/1988
  • Deposition Techniques for the New Litigator - Lecturer, Louisville Bar Association, 01/16/1988
  • Continuing the Tradition of the Common Law –Advancing Justice for All, Lecturer, September 27, 2007, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Trial College - Objections, Motions in Limine and Understanding the Case, Mentor and Lecturer, May 17th – May 20th, 2008, Kentucky Justice Association
  • “Brain and Other Common Injuries from Hard Impact Cases” Investigation and Litigation of Big The Big Truck Case Seminar, Lecturer, June 27, 2008, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Advanced Trial Skills - Opening Statement, Lecturer, April 17, 2009; April 24, 2009, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Mediation: Today’s Trial, Panel Member, April 21, 2009, Louisville Bar Association
  • Rules of the Road in Auto and Truck Cases “The Do’s and Don’ts of Animation”, Program Co-Chair and Lecturer, June 19, 2009 , Kentucky Justice Association
  • Deposition College - Techniques of Exhaustion, Boxing-In and Summarization, Mentor and Lecturer, May 15th – May 17th, 2010, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Common Themes and Defenses In Medical Malpractice, National Business Institute, Lecturer, June 10, 2010
  • School Law Teleconference - Kentucky Justice Association, Program Chair, June 23, 2010
  • Missing High Value Cases? Medical Device Cases, Speaker, June 3, 2011
  • Becoming Expert on Working with Expert Witnesses - New Federal Rules on Expert Disclosures, Speaker, June 24, 2011, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Opening Statement Plaintiff and Defense Perspective - Kentucky Justice Association, Speaker,2012 Seminar
  • Mastering the Deposition: A Critical Skills Workshop, Speaker and Seminar Chair, May 10, 2013/ May 17, 2013, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Focus Group Seminar - Focus Groups in Medical Negligence Cases, Speaker, Wednesday, June 26 2013, Kentucky Justice Association
  • FRCP 26 (b)(5)(A) The Privilege Log - My Favorite Rule Seminar, Speaker, June 27, 2014, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Art of Cross Examination - KJA Trial College, Speaker, November 10, 2014, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Screening Medical Negligence Cases - Boot Camp Seminar, Speaker, April 17, 2015, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Kentucky Medical Malpractice Panels, Speaker, November 3, 2017, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Gathering of Legends and Champions, Seminar Chair, June 22, 2018, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Brain Damage Issues in Big Truck Cases - Big Truck Cases Seminar, Speaker, May 18, 2018, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Champions for Justice - Kentucky Justice Association Annual Convention, Seminar Chair, September 12- 14, 2018

Honors And Awards

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
  • Listed in the Kentucky Super Lawyers Publication
  • Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Louisville Bar Association Distinguished Service Award
  • Louisville's Top Lawyers as Picked by Their Peers
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Kentucky Super Lawyer 2007-2019
  • Kentucky Top 50 Super Lawyer 2011-2016
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Louisville Bar Association, Member, 1980
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 1980
  • Louisville Bar Association, President, 1996
  • Louis D. Brandies American Inn of Courts, Founder and Master
  • American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America), Birth Trauma Litigation Group; Professional Negligence Section; Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group; Products Liability Section; Motor Vehicle Collision Highway and Premises Liability Section
  • American Bar Association, Member 1980-2007, Sections of Insurance and Litigation
  • Louisville Bar Foundation, Board of Directors 1995-97, 2005-2014, Secretary, 2010; Vice President-Treasurer,2011;President-Elect,2012; President 2013; Immediate Past President, 2014} Louisville Bar Foundation Life Fellow
  • Admitted to the Indiana Bar -1980, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Brain Injury Association of Kentucky, Board of Directors and Counsel - 1988-91, 2001-10, Honorary Board Member (formerly Kentucky Head Injury Association)
  • Kentucky Disabilities Coalition (Formerly Kentucky Coalition for People With Handicaps) -1990-95, Secretary; Counsel
  • Citizens for Better Judges, Attorney's Steering Committee - 1991-94, 1996-98
  • Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court - 1996-Present, Master, Founding Member; Program Chair
  • Jefferson County Courts Facility Committee(The Planning Committee for the building of the Judicial Center) 1996
  • Board of Kentucky Justice Association, President, 2018
  • Admitted to the Kentucky Bar , Member of the Kentucky Bar Association , 1998 to 2004
  • Planning and Coordinating Council of Jefferson County Courts, 1996


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