Fordham Law


Eric Grossman '93 Named Chief Legal Officer of Morgan Stanley

January 10, 2012

Fordham Law alumnus Eric F. Grossman '93 has been promoted to Chief Legal Officer of Morgan Stanley, the nation's sixth largest bank.

Prior to his promotion, Grossman served as Morgan Stanley’s Global Head of Litigation and General Counsel of the Americas. Before joining the firm in January 2006, Grossman was a partner in the Litigation Department at Davis Polk and Wardwell, where he had worked since 1994 and became partner in 2001. Grossman was appointed as General Counsel of Global Wealth Management in November of 2008 and became the General Counsel of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in June of 2009. He was named the General Counsel of the Americas in May of 2009.

Grossman received his J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from Fordham Law in 1993. He was a member of the Fordham Law Review. After law school, Grossman clerked for the Honorable Richard J. Cardamone, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, from 1993 to 1994.

Read more about the appointment on the Corporate Counsel website.