Cliff Gross represents major corporations on a wide range of U.S. federal income tax matters, primarily concentrating in domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and restructurings.


Mr. Gross has worked on matters for AES Corporation; Alcoa, Inc.; Amerus Life Holdings, Inc.; CIGNA Corporation; Cooper Industries; Credit Suisse; DaimlerChrysler AG; Deluxe Corporation; Duke Energy Corporation; EMC Corporation; Ford Motor Company; Helmerich & Payne, Inc.; Hewlett-Packard Co.; Houghton Mifflin Company; Iasis Healthcare Corporation; Joseph Littlejohn & Levy; Liberty Mutual Insurance Company; Mars, Incorporated; Rayovac Corporation; Reliant Energy, Inc.; Sycamore Networks, Inc.; Textron Inc.; UnitedHealth Group, Inc.; VMware, Inc.; and Waste Management, Inc.

Mr. Gross has been repeatedly included in The Best Lawyers in America. He also has been named as a BTI Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group and selected for inclusion in the Tax Directors Handbook.



  • J.D., The University of Chicago Law School, 1988 (Member, Law Review)
  • B.S., Yale University, 1985


  • New York
  • District of Columbia


  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Arthur L. Nims, III, Chief Judge, U.S. Tax Court (1988-1990)