David Grossbaum

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

$ $$$

State Street 53
Boston 02109 MA US

David A. Grossbaum concentrates his practice in the areas of professional liability defense and insurance coverage. He represents legal, real estate and insurance professionals, accountants and securities brokers/registered representatives in liability cases.

He has also handled personal injury, fidelity, products liability cases and contract surety matters. Mr. Grossbaum’s insurance coverage work has involved matters throughout the country, and he acts as national and regional coverage counsel for several clients.

Mr. Grossbaum joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in July 2005 to open the firm’s Boston and Providence offices. He is a past leader of the firm’s Insurance Services Practice Group and is also a past member of Hinshaw’s Executive Committee. Upon graduation from law school in 1985, he clerked with the Superior Court for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Thereafter, he became an Assistant District Attorney for Essex County, Massachusetts, where he was assigned to both the trial and appellate divisions, arguing numerous cases in the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court of Massachusetts and trying jury cases. He also held a position as a legal research and writing instructor at Boston University Law School.

Representative Matters :

  • Gathuru v. Credit Control Services Inc., 623 F.Supp.2d 113, (D.Mass. 2009)
  • Gargano v. Liberty Intern. Underwriters, Inc., 575 F.Supp.2d 300, 2008 WL 4148254 (D.Mass. 2008), affirmed 572 F.3d 45 (1st Cir. 2009)
  • Roberts v. Crowley, 538 F.Supp.2d 413, 2008 WL 618929 (D.Mass. 2008)
  • Arruda v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., 310 F.3d 13 (1st Cir. 2002)
  • Ross v. Home Ins. Co., 146 N.H. 468, 773 A.2d 654 (2001)
  • Washington Elec. Co-op., Inc. v. Massachusetts Mun. Wholesale Elec. Co., 894 F.Supp. 777 (D.Vt.1995)
  • Boston Co. Real Estate Counsel, Inc. v. Home Ins. Co., Inc., 887 F.Supp. 369 (D.Mass.1995)

Professional Affiliations :

  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Insurance Committee, Member
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Ethics and Professionalism Committee, Member
  • American Bar Association’s (ABA) Professionals’, Officers’ and Directors’ Liability, Member
  • ABA’s Litigation Section, Environmental Law Subcommittee of the Insurance Coverage Committee of the Litigation Section, Member and Co-Chair

Education :

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Boston College Law School, 1985
  • B.A., cum laude, Political Science and Philosophy, University of Vermont, 1981

Admissions :

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island


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