Title: Assistant County Attorney, Chief of the Torts Section
Company: Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office
Location: Miami, Florida, United States
Eric K. Gressman Esq., Assistant County Attorney at the Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in law.
Mr. Gressman comes from a family of lawyers, going back to his grandfather and inclusive of his brother and father, who both led successful careers in the Washington D.C. area. As for Mr. Gressman himself, he has served the Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office since 1981, though he is planning on moving into private practice or partnership very soon. As of 2006, Mr. Gressman has taught law with the University of Miami, becoming an instructor with the Princeton Review in 2007 as well. He is an expert in trial work, medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death cases and civil rights.
Mr. Gressman’s father practiced appellate law in the D.C. area before becoming a professor in North Carolina. Following in his footsteps, Mr. Gressman attended the University of Michigan to earn a BA in political science and government with high distinction and highest honors. He went on to matriculate toward a master’s degree in public policy and culminated with a J.D. with the University of Michigan Law School in 1981. He joined the Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office that year, and in quick succession Mr. Gressman was admitted to practice with the Florida Bar, the D.C. Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He was appointed paralegal faculty with the University of Miami in 2006, and accepted a role with Princeton Review in 2007 and a role as adjunct professor of law with the University of Miami Law School in 2010. Since 2013, Mr. Gressman has taught as a lecturer on trial practice for Pincas Professional Education for Lawyers.
In 1990, Miami-Dade County recognized Mr. Gressman with a Distinguished Service Award. He is the recipient of a 1981 award for his work on federal jurisdiction and Canadian merger policy, and the co-author of “Necessary and Proper Roots of Exceptions to Federal Jurisdiction” which was published in the 1983 George Washington Law Review. Mr. Gressman is entrusted with oversight of 10 attorneys and supervision of tort cases, drawing from experience with over 100 appeals and 500 trials. He also handles litigation involving civil rights and employment. Mr. Gressman looks forward to continuing to performing trial work in the coming years.
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