Randy S.Grossman


San Diego + 1.858.314.1157

With more than 20 years of experience as a former prosecutor and trial lawyer with numerous jury trials, Randy Grossman defends individuals and businesses in high-stakes litigation and government investigations.

Randy's criminal defense experience includes successful litigation in federal and state courts and investigations where federal and state law enforcement agencies agreed to close their investigations with no criminal charges. His matters include investigations of alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in China, Japan, Mexico, Guatemala, and Costa Rica and several False Claims Act investigations for health care companies and government contractors. Randy also maintains a substantial civil litigation practice with experience defending antitrust, franchise, securities, and class action cases.

As a prosecutor, Randy investigated and tried to jury verdict high-profile cases involving gang conspiracies, fraud, and homicide, including a first-degree murder trial featured on the NBC documentary Crime and Punishment.

Randy also devotes time to pro bono cases and his community, including his service on the board of governors for the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers and the board of trustees for California Western School of Law.


  • Medical device manufacturer secures declination and dismissal of FCA complaint without any settlement paymentJones Day represented a medical device manufacturer in a False Claims Act case involving whether the company violated the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
  • Entravision Communications acquires HeadwayJones Day advised Entravision Communications Corporation in its acquisition of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data, and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in Argentina, Mexico, and the rest of Latin America, the United States, Spain, and Israel.
  • Fortune 500 company receives advice on anticorruption and other corporate compliance policiesJones Day is advising a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company on its anticorruption policy and related compliance policies for its global operations.
  • Aviation company cleared in DOJ-led ITAR investigationJones Day represented an aviation company in a federal investigation into the possible illegal exportation of defense services under the Arms Export Control Act ("AECA") or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR").
  • Jones Day San Diego reaches settlement of civil rights claimsPursuant to the Southern District of California’s Plan for the Representation of Pro Se Litigants in Civil Cases, Jones Day San Diego was selected for pro bono representation of Raynard Vallery, the plaintiff in a civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
  • Medical technology corporation resolves False Claims Act case with civil settlement and no Corporate Integrity AgreementJones Day represented a global medical technology corporation in settling a False Claims Act case involving allegations about historical sales and marketing practices for a skin preparation product and the company's relationships with health care professionals.
  • National retailer defends allegations of corruption in Latin America and AsiaJones Day is representing a national retailer in an internal investigation into allegations of corruption in multiple countries in Latin America and Asia and related DOJ and SEC investigations.
  • Healthways represented in federal antitrust litigationJones Day represented Healthways, Inc. in federal antitrust litigation involving fitness and wellness benefits.
  • Fortune 200 company seeks representation in investigation involving U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism programJones Day represented a Fortune 200 company in an investigation that arose after U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") discovered a large amount of narcotics that, unbeknownst to the company, had been secretly hidden inside a container used to transport the company's products across the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Company advised in FCPA investigation involving Mexico business operationsJones Day represents company in an FCPA investigation by the United States Attorney's office and Securities Exchange Commission regarding the client's business operations in Mexico.
  • Government contractor advised in investigations resulting in no charges or complaintJones Day represented a government contractor with respect to criminal and civil investigations by the United States Department of Justice, NASA, FBI, Air Force Office of Special Investigations, and the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA).
  • National retailer defeats class certification in California wage and hour caseOn behalf of a national retailer, Jones Day defeated federal class certification in a wage and hour case brought by all California employees.
  • National retailer successfully defends franchise litigationJones Day obtained summary judgment on behalf of a national retailer on all tort claims, unfair competition claims, and internet encroachment claims brought by franchisees from multiple states.
  • Title insurance company advised in district attorney antitrust investigationJones Day represented a title insurance company in a criminal antitrust investigation by the offices of the Los Angeles County District Attorney and the San Diego County District Attorney.
  • Title insurance company executive defends against criminal and civil proceedingsJones Day defended a former executive of a title company in criminal and civil proceedings, including a bank fraud and mortgage fraud investigation by the United States Attorney's office for the Southern District of California and several related civil cases brought by plaintiffs from multiple states.
  • Commercial real estate broker successfully resolves unfair competition and false advertising claimsAfter securing a no prosecution agreement from the San Diego County District Attorney, Jones Day lawyers successfully resolved civil claims for unfair competition and false advertising brought by the San Diego City Attorney against its client, a commercial real estate broker.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • January 25, 2017
      The Tangible Benefits of Proactive Anti-Corruption Compliance for the Construction Industry, Jones Day University
    • January 24, 2017
      Building an Effective FCPA Compliance Program in Today's Enforcement Climate, Jones Day University
    • May 7, 2009
      Trial Publicity: The Ethics of Discussing Your High Profile Case
    • October 22, 2008
      Advanced Concepts in Employment Class Actions, Navigant Consulting, Inc.
    • January 2007
      Strategies for Opposing Class Certification, Bridgeport Litigation Wage & Hour Conference
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