H. Philip Grossman

Grossman Green PLLC
2000 Warrington Way, Suite 170
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 657-7100

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

Kentucky, 1980
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 - 1980
Washington University, St Louis, Missouri
B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 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
Law as a Profession - Lecturer, LBA Leadership Academy
Pre-suit and Informal Discovery - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
Pre-suit and Informal Discovery - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
What Every Lawyer and Judge Needs to Know about HIPAA, Kentucky Bar Association
What's New in Peer Review Privacy and HIPAA Regulations - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorney - Annual Convention
HIPAA: A Practical Guide for Litigators - Lecturer, Louisville Bar Association
Building a Strong Medical Malpractice Case - Program Chair/Lecturer , Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorney
Sovereign Immunity, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
Federal Causes of Action and Procedure; Daubert Issues - Lecturer/Program Chair , Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
Maximizing Recovery for your Clients, A Lawyer's Guide to Focus Groups - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
Trying The Medical Negligence Case In the Year 2000 - Lecturer, Louisville Bar Association
Medical Malpractice in Kentucky - Lecturer, Louisville Bar Association
Handling the Brain Injury Case - Lecturer/Program Chair, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
Damages Seminar - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
Masters in Trial Advocacy - Head Injury - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
The Initial Evaluation of a Medical Malpractice Claim - Lecturer, Medical Malpractice Case Law Update, Louisville Center for CLE
Jury Sympathy - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys - Jury Selection Seminar
A Case Study in Estate Planning and Administration - Lecturer, "Wrongful Death" Louisville CLE Institute
Tort and Insurance Law Update - Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute
Avoiding Conflicts of Interest - Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute
Preserving Assets: The Medicaid Qualifying Trust, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
Proving the Head Injury Case, A Day With the Professionals - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Kentucky Head Injury Association
Probate and Estate Section - Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute - "Wrongful Death and Catastrophic Injuries"
Mastering the Art of Trial Advocacy - Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute, April 26, 1990 - April 27, 1990
Litigator of the 1990's "Disappearing Evidence" - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, February 2, 1990 - February 3, 1990
Hot Topics - Lecturer, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys - Social Hosts and Unsupervised Parties
Mastering the Art of Cross-Examination - Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute, April 14, 1989 - April 15, 1989
Trial Advocacy Workshop, Trial of a Dram Shop Case - Lecturer, Louisville Bar Association, April 21, 1988 - April 22, 1988
Deposition Techniques for the New Litigator - Lecturer, Louisville Bar Association
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, 2007 - 2008
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, 2012 - 2019
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 - Present
Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 1980 - Present
Louisville Bar Association, President
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 - Present
Admitted to the Kentucky Bar , Member of the Kentucky Bar Association , 1998 - 2004
Planning and Coordinating Council of Jefferson County Courts, 1996 - Present


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