Gross McGinley LLP

John F. Gross

John F. “Jack” Gross


John F. “Jack” Gross counsels businesses of all sizes on general corporate matters, real estate, intellectual property, and advertising matters. He has experience in a wide range of industries including media and publishing companies, doctors and medical practices, restaurants, and nonprofits.

Jack regularly counsels clients with holdings that range from large and diverse real estate portfolios to individual investors.

Jack’s business and real estate experience includes business formation and sale, real estate acquisition, leasing and financing, and business succession planning. He regularly counsels clients with holdings that range from large and diverse real estate portfolios to individual investors. Jack is a licensed Pennsylvania title agent.

Jack’s advertising law practice includes working with publishers, advertisers, and advertising agencies on advertising contracts, review of promotional material, and consideration of intellectual property concerns for advertisements in all media. He also assists companies in media and publishing with industry-specific legal concerns including privacy, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright, and trademark matters.

Jack teaches as an adjunct instructor in the Communications Department at Muhlenberg College.  He is also a faculty member for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and has taught courses in Advertising Law and at Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Technology Law Forum and Internet Law Update on issues related to email and online advertising.

Areas of Practice



  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, Law Review, 1998
  • Muhlenberg College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1994

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • Northampton County Bar Association
  • Whitehall Township Board of Ethics, Solicitor
  • Allentown Zoning Hearing Board, Former Member

Community Involvement


Real Estate

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