Jonathan
Gross

Adjunct Professor of Law

Biography

Adjunct Professor Jonathan Gross is a shareholder at Bishop, Barry, Howe, Haney, & Ryder. His practice is focused on Insurance Coverage, Insurance Bad Faith, Complex Civil Litigation and Mediation.

Professor Gross is a 1985 graduate of Hastings College of the Law and is admitted to practice in the State of California, all Federal District Courts of California, and the Ninth Circuit. Also, Professor Gross is a Member of the Mediation Program for USDC, Northern District; California Court of Appeals, First District; Bar Association of San Francisco, Early Settlement Program; and Bar Association of San Francisco, Fee Dispute Program.

Professor Gross has also served as the Chairman of the California State Bar Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution; the President of the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution; and on the Board of Directors of the California Dispute Resolution Council.

Professor Gross has authored many publications. Some of those publications are: The Appraisal Process: A Brief Overview for the Practitioner, American Bar Association Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar (March 2005); Out of Practice: New Rules Could Determine if ADR Neutrals Are Engaged In The Practice Of Law, Arbitration & Mediation Supplement to the Recorder (March 2004); What Punitive Damages Message Is the U.S. Supreme Court Sending? Defense Counsel Journal, pp. 447-454 (October 2002); Daily Journal (May 10, 2001); Perplexing Punishment: O.J.’s Complaint: ‘Simpson’ Ruling Opens Door to Higher Verdicts, Admission Or Prejudicial Evidence, Awarding Punitive Damages In Bad-Faith Insurance Cases, California Law Business (October 16, 2000); Bad Faith Litigation In California, Manual, National Business Institute (1999); What Mediators Do: A Perspective, San Francisco Barrister Law Journal, Vol. 14, No. 12, pp. 13-15 (December 1995).

Professor Gross is recipient of the George W. Yancey Memorial Award presented by the International Association of Defense Counsel for Most Outstanding Article written in October 2002, titled “What Punitive Damages Message Is the U.S. Supreme Court Sending?” Defense Counsel Journal, pp. 447-454.

Accomplishments

  1. George W. Yancey Memorial Award 2002

    International Association of Defense Counsel for Most Outstanding Article

Selected Scholarship

  1. The Appraisal Process: A Brief Overview for the Practitioner, American Bar Association Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee March 2005

    CLE Seminar

  2. Out of Practice: New Rules Could Determine if ADR Neutrals Are Engaged In The Practice Of Law, Arbitration & Mediation March 2004

    Supplement to the Recorder

  3. What Punitive Damages Message Is the U.S. Supreme Court Sending? October 2002

    Defense Counsel Journal

Courses

  1. Negotiation