Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees Elects Sports Lawyer as New Chair

Jun 9, 2017

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees has announced the election of its new Board Chair, Randy M. Grossman, a sports lawyer.
Grossman, a successful sports agent and attorney, is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he has taught Sports Law since 2000 and also teaches Trial Practice. Mr. Grossman is a frequent lecturer on sports and the law and has given presentations at La Faculté de Droit des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion in Nice, France and taught International Sports Law during the summer abroad program at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. He earned his J.D. at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 1994 and a B.A. from San Diego State University.
Mr. Grossman is certified as a player agent by the Major League Baseball Players Association and represents former players as well, such as Hall of Famers Dave Winfield and Tim Raines. During the course of his career, he has worked with players ranging from Hank Aaron to Willie Mays. He has traveled to Africa and China on Major League Baseball goodwill tours. Mr. Grossman counts meeting the President of the United States in the Oval Office as one of his most memorable professional achievements.
He also practices law in the areas of contract litigation and criminal defense, where he has tried many high-profile cases ranging from bank theft to murder. Mr. Grossman is licensed to practice before all courts in the State of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District, and the United States Supreme Court.
“Despite the challenges facing Thomas Jefferson School of Law and legal education in general, I am very positive about our future,” said Chairman Randy M. Grossman. “Dean Joan Bullock will be coming aboard July 1st, and we have a great community of students, alumni, staff and faculty. The Board will support our new Dean and continue to do everything in its power to insure our students receive a quality legal education and prosper after graduation in the workplace.”
The outgoing Chair Randy K. Jones served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees from 2011-2017. He will continue to serve on the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees as a member.
“It has been a pleasure and honor serving as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Thomas Jefferson School of Law,” said Randy K. Jones. “I am confident that my successor Randy M. Grossman along with the new Dean Joan Bullock, will continue the great work of providing quality legal education to our students.”
The mission of Thomas Jefferson School of Law is to provide an outstanding legal education for a nationally-based, diverse student body in a collegial and supportive environment with attention to newly emerging areas of law, particularly those related to technological development, globalization and the quest for social justice. Located in Downtown San Diego, Thomas Jefferson School of Law has evolved into an innovative, cutting-edge law school, devoted to the individual needs and success of its students. More information is available at


Articles in Current Issue