Managing Shareholder, Thav Gross Steinway & Bennett in Bingham Farms. Gross has an exclusive business-based law practice devoted to corporate transactions, health law, tax, real estate, and complex commercial litigation. With a strong accounting and tax background, he specializes in the areas of commercial contracts; business acquisitions and transfers; non-compete/trade secret claims; shareholder disputes; negotiable instruments; health care provider representation; health, life, and disability insurance claims; financing; asset protection; real estate; and debtor work-out matters. Gross’ financial crisis management services offer a comprehensive, client-oriented strategy for solving individual and business financial problems and include the firm’s websites and He also hosts a radio program, “The Financial Talk Center,” which airs Saturdays on WDFN. Gross’ clients include automotive suppliers, publicly-traded hospitalist companies, primary care and specialist physicians, nursing associations, worldwide distributors, real estate developers and builders, general contractors, architects, and manufacturers. In 2006 Gross was named a Michigan SuperLawyer in the area of health law. A member of the United States Tax Court, he has also published on the topic of real estate finance. Gross received his bachelor’s degree with high distinction in accounting and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Wayne State University.

WHERE BORN: “Detroit.”

MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS: “I worked in the tennis industry with Mark Conti who was very driven, tough, and unrelenting and those traits have served me well in college and my career. As a career influence, my partner Charles Thav. I began working with him as a law clerk in law school and decided to become partners as soon as I graduated. We’ve been partners ever since, for 28 years.”

LAST BOOK READ: "Eclipse by James North Patterson.”

WORDS THAT DESCRIBE ME: “Passionate about my work, family, and everything I do.”

WHERE MY FIELD/INDUSTRY IS HEADED:  “The law is requiring greater specialization. The current economic crisis is accelerating the need for efficiencies and cost-effective representation. The challenge is in the billing policies of the past.”

FAVORITE TECHNOLOGICAL GADGET: “Whatever the next one down the pipe is. Technology is great.”

FAVORITE PLACE: “St. Maarten.”

FAVORITE HOBBIES: “Working out and golf.”

FAVORITE FOOD: “Southwest salad with chicken.”

MY HIDDEN TALENT: “I’m awesome at jumping rope.”

HOW I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED: “As a loyal friend and husband, loving father, and spirited competitor.”