Jerry Grissom, Esq.

T: 214-744-5267
F: 214-720-6010

Locations

Available nationwide
Accounting/Finance
Jerry Grissom has considerable experience in resolving a broad array of accounting and financial matters in mediation and arbitration.

Mr. Grissom has mediated and arbitrated the resolution of hundreds of disputes in 20 states, in a broad range of subjects, size, and complexity. He brings to each case the know-how for resolving disputes acquired from 12 years of experience as a full-time neutral and 20 years of business and tort litigation practice with a respected Dallas law firm. A tenacious but gracious advocate for settlement, he is recognized as a “go to” mediator for the difficult case. Fair and independent, Mr. Grissom is frequently selected as sole arbitrator and on arbitration panels as member and chair. Parties and counsel alike have expressed high levels of satisfaction with his capable management of ADR proceedings.

Mr. Grissom is an elected Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and a member of CPR’s Distinguished Panel of Neutrals.

Representative Matters

  • Accounting malpractice claim by stock purchasers of acquired company against its national accounting firm for losses resulting from alleged deficiencies in audited financial statements
  • Dispute between the owners of two print media companies that merged their operations, each receiving in return half of the stock in a new company, and co-managing the new company together, for alleged misrepresentation and fraud in the original merger and in operations after the merger; involved accuracy of pre-merger accounting and financial records, and an accounting for all receipts and payments in the post-merger period
  • Dispute involving customized accounting and health management software for hospital system, and claims that software was not completed timely and did not work as expected
  • Dispute involving valuation of minority shareholder interest in business
  • Dispute on stock purchase and employment agreements between seller of his company in exchange for stock in the acquiring company and who also became an officer of the acquiring company, for breach of contracts, and buyer for fraud in inducement of the purchase of the acquired company stock
  • In-house employee CPA’s Sabine Pilot claim of wrongful termination for refusing to prepare fraudulent accounting reports for IRS tax returns which allegedly exposed the employee to potential criminal prosecution; involved testimony from numerous accountant expert witnesses on accounting standards and practices
  • Purchase price adjustment disputes after acquisition of corporate stock or assets, including issues arising from disputed value of assets, projected income and expenses

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Elected Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators; Texas Board of Law Examiners; Fellow, Texas & Dallas Bar Foundations; Chair, Dallas Bar Committees; Adjunct faculty, SMU Law School; Mentor, UNT Dallas College of Law; Board of Directors, KERA Channel13 (PBS)

Background and Education

  • Trial Lawyer, Thompson & Knight, 1977-1997
  • J.D., with honors, Harvard Law School, 1976
  • B.A., with highest honors, Baylor University, 1973

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