Gross McGinley LLP


John F. “Jack” Gross


John F. Gross (Jack Gross), Managing Partner of Gross McGinley, 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 manufacturing, doctors and medical practices, media and publishing, restaurants, and nonprofits.

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

Jack’s business experience includes business formation, purchase, sale, mergers, and acquisitions,  as well as general corporate matters. He also counsels businesses in more complex matters relating to privacy and intellectual property, internet law, and advertising law. Jack has deep knowledge in copyright, trademark, and licensing matters, as well as First Amendment and defamation matters particularly affecting the media and publishing industry.

Jack also assists business owners in designing their business succession plans, coordinating with the firm’s Tax Law and Elder Law attorneys to ensure that these plans are in alignment with individual and family estate and tax planning goals.

As a real estate attorney and licensed Pennsylvania Title Agent, Jack represents commercial and individual clients in purchasing and selling residential and commercial real estate. He also assists in leasing and financing matters, regularly counseling clients with holdings that range from large and diverse real estate portfolios to individual investors.

Jack Gross 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 PBI’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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