Steven E. Gross

Steven E. Gross: Attorney with Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Chairman of the Firm at Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. (144 Attorneys)
  • The Legal Center, One Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102
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Steven E. Gross serves as Chairman of Sills Cummis & Gross. He also has served as Chair of the Firm’s Securities and Capital Markets and Banking and Finance Practice Groups. According to Chambers USA 2015, the terrific and very capable Steven Gross is recognized for his skill in handling big-ticket transactions for foreign companies conducting business in the USA. His sophisticated approach to any legal matter has drawn clients to him on a national and international level.

In The News Items

Recession is Leaving Indelible Mark on the Business of Law

Enterprise 3/1/2010

Dollar Buoys Foreign M&A

NJBIZ 6/16/2008

New Jersey’s Top Law Firms Position Themselves to Meet the Challenges of Changing Times

New Jersey Business 4/1/2008

The Euro’s Up, the Buck Is Down and Foreign Buyers Are Coming to Town

New Jersey Law Journal 11/19/2007

Promise Nearly Realized

The Star-Ledger 9/16/2007

Newark: The Renaissance Continues

New Jersey Business Magazine 1/1/2006

Sills Cummis: A Law Firm with Global Credentials in the Pharma/Med-Tech Industry

The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel 3/1/2003


The American Lawyer’s Law Firm Management Forum

Why You Need to Align Compensation with Performance The American Lawyer 10/27/2009

Health Care Seminar featuring David Cutler, Obama’s Health Care Advisor

Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 10/7/2008

New Jersey Law Firm Management Forum

JP Morgan Chase and J.H. Cohn LLP 5/15/2008


The Appropriate Time for Separate and Independent Counsel

New Jersey Law Journal 8/18/2008

A Practical Guide for Non U.S. Companies - Considerations in Acquiring a U.S. Target

The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel 10/1/2003

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 - Will You be Prepared When Your CEO Calls

The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel 9/1/2002

Rankings and Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America 1993-2019, Corporate Law; International Trade and Finance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Banking and Finance Law

Chambers USA 2006-2019, New Jersey Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law

New Jersey Super Lawyers 2005-2019, Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; International

Martindale-Hubbell AV rating

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Corporate
  • International
  • U.S. Cross Border
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Banking and Finance
  • Securities and Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(973) 643-5080  Phone
(973) 643-6797  Fax
University Attended:
Baruch College, B.B.A., 1959
Law School Attended:
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1962
Year of First Admission:
1975, New Jersey; 1963, New York


Professional Affiliations

Member and Former Vice-Chairman, The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, Inc., a $150 million charitable foundation formed as a result of the sale of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center to Saint Barnabas Medical Center (1996 - to date)
Former Legal Counsel of Prosperity New Jersey, Inc., a private/public partnership between N.J. corporations and the New Jersey Department of Commerce and Economic Development (1995 - 2005)
Appointed by Governor to the Board of Prosperity New Jersey, Inc. ( 501(c)(3), a Non-Profit Corporation) (1995 - 2005)
Former Chairman, International Trade and Development Committee of Prosperity New Jersey (1995-2001)
Appointed by Governor to the Board of Directors, New Jersey Commerce and Economic Growth Commission (1999-2001)
50th Reunion Vice Chairman, Harvard Law School, 2012
40th Reunion Vice Chairman, Gift and Fund Raising Committee, Harvard Law School, 2002
35th Reunion Vice Chairman, Harvard Law School, 1997
The Campaign for Harvard Law School Leadership - Regional Vice Chairman and Langdell Donor
Harvard Law School Associations of New York and New Jersey
Harvard Club of New York
National Association of Corporate Directors
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel Law Firm Advisory Committee
Corporations, Banking and Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Banking and Securities Committee, New Jersey Bar Association
Banking and Securities Committee, New York Bar Association

Community Affiliations

Member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Member of the Operations and Finance Committee of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., May 12, 1938

Peer Reviews

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