Karl A. Groskaufmanis

Partner General Counsel at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Karl A. Groskaufmanis

Karl A. Groskaufmanis

Partner General Counsel at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Biography

Karl A. Groskaufmanis is a litigation partner resident in Fried Frank's Washington, DC office and a member of the Firm's Securities Enforcement and Regulation Practice. Mr. Groskaufmanis also serves as general counsel for the Firm. He joined Fried Frank in 1988 and became a partner in 1995.

With over 25 years of experience in the securities industry, his practice has included United States Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement investigations, insider trading inquiries, internal investigations and related securities litigation. He also advises public companies and institutional investors on the application of the securities laws to their businesses.

Mr. Groskaufmanis is a frequent speaker and author on corporate and securities law issues. He has lectured before law school classes at Yale, Harvard and Cornell University, among others.

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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Karl A. Groskaufmanis
Partner General Counsel at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1988

The University of Pennsylvania Law School, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the law school of the University of Pennsylvania. A member of the Ivy League, it is among the oldest and most selective law schools in the nation. It is currently ranked 7th overall by U.S. News & World Report, and 1st in terms of career prospects by the Princeton Review, a rank awarded also by the National Law Journal based on placement of graduates in top law firms.It offers the degrees of Juris Doctor (J.D.), Master of Laws (LL.M.), Master of Comparative Laws (LL.C.M.), and Doctor of the Science of Law (S.J.D.).

LLB
Class of 1987

Established in 1887, the Faculty of Law is one of the oldest professional faculties at the University of Toronto, with a long and illustrious history. Today, it is one of the world's great law schools, a dynamic academic and social community with more than 50 full-time faculty members and 15-25 distinguished short-term visiting professors from the world's leading law schools, as well as 600 undergraduate and graduate students. The Faculty's rich academic programs are complemented by its many legal clinics and public interest programs, and its close links to the Faculty's more than 6,000 alumni, who enjoy rewarding careers in every sector of Canadian society and remain involved in many aspects of life at the law school. Housed in two beautiful, historic buildings, the Faculty also features modern facilities, including the renowned, high-technology Bora Laskin Law Library. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Canada's largest city, the law school is near a wide variety of attractions including the Royal Ontario Museum, which is next door.

BS with Honors
Class of 1984

Along with its excellent faculty and facilities, Cornell University boasts a beautiful location in the Finger Lakes region of central New York. The huge hillside campus overlooks Lake Cayuga and is crisscrossed by deep gorges and bridges. Cornell is unique among the Ivy League universities in that its agricultural program is part of the state school system. Cornell is well known for its schools of engineering and hotel management. Its strengths in research and instruction have earned it membership in the Association of American Universities, and Cornell can also boast of a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Cornell's athletic teams are called the Big Red.

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The University of Pennsylvania Law Review (Bluebook abbreviation: U. Pa. L. Rev.) is a law review focusing on legal issues, published by an organization of second and third year J.D. students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. It is the oldest law journal in the United States, having been published continuously since 1852.

Career History
Partner General Counsel
1988 - Current

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP provides legal services. Its clients include Bank of America, Dow Jones and Northrop Grumman. The company has offices in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, Shanghai, and Washington. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100 - $249
2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society, through its virtual museum and archive at www.sechistorical.org, shares, preserves and advances knowledge of the history of financial regulation. Get connected for updates on new materials and upcoming programs in the museum. Founded in 1999, the Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, independent of and separate from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The virtual museum and archive is built and exhibited independent of any SEC oversight. The SEC Historical Society is funded solely by gifts and grants from the private sector, and receives no government funding. Over 85% of annual contributions are used for the virtual museum and archive's building and outreach. Give today to keep the museum current, independent and growing. The Society's Annual Report includes audited financial statements, narrative of activities and list of donors for its fiscal year of January 1 through December 31. The SEC Historical Society is governed by an independent Board of Trustees and administered by its staff. The Board of Advisors is a corps of committed volunteer leaders who, while not subject to the governance and fiduciary responsibilities of the Board of Trustees, work individually and as a group to advance the mission and work of the Society. The SEC Historical Society's Code of Ethics states its policies and procedures for maintaining the integrity of the organization. Click here to submit any legal or ethical concerns about the Society. All submissions will be held in confidence.

$100 - $249
2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society, through its virtual museum and archive at www.sechistorical.org, shares, preserves and advances knowledge of the history of financial regulation. Get connected for updates on new materials and upcoming programs in the museum. Founded in 1999, the Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, independent of and separate from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The virtual museum and archive is built and exhibited independent of any SEC oversight. The SEC Historical Society is funded solely by gifts and grants from the private sector, and receives no government funding. Over 85% of annual contributions are used for the virtual museum and archive's building and outreach. Give today to keep the museum current, independent and growing. The Society's Annual Report includes audited financial statements, narrative of activities and list of donors for its fiscal year of January 1 through December 31. The SEC Historical Society is governed by an independent Board of Trustees and administered by its staff. The Board of Advisors is a corps of committed volunteer leaders who, while not subject to the governance and fiduciary responsibilities of the Board of Trustees, work individually and as a group to advance the mission and work of the Society. The SEC Historical Society's Code of Ethics states its policies and procedures for maintaining the integrity of the organization. Click here to submit any legal or ethical concerns about the Society. All submissions will be held in confidence.

$100 - $249
2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society, through its virtual museum and archive at www.sechistorical.org, shares, preserves and advances knowledge of the history of financial regulation. Get connected for updates on new materials and upcoming programs in the museum. Founded in 1999, the Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, independent of and separate from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The virtual museum and archive is built and exhibited independent of any SEC oversight. The SEC Historical Society is funded solely by gifts and grants from the private sector, and receives no government funding. Over 85% of annual contributions are used for the virtual museum and archive's building and outreach. Give today to keep the museum current, independent and growing. The Society's Annual Report includes audited financial statements, narrative of activities and list of donors for its fiscal year of January 1 through December 31. The SEC Historical Society is governed by an independent Board of Trustees and administered by its staff. The Board of Advisors is a corps of committed volunteer leaders who, while not subject to the governance and fiduciary responsibilities of the Board of Trustees, work individually and as a group to advance the mission and work of the Society. The SEC Historical Society's Code of Ethics states its policies and procedures for maintaining the integrity of the organization. Click here to submit any legal or ethical concerns about the Society. All submissions will be held in confidence.

Political Donations
$250
2007

Former Senator from New York

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APAX PARTNERS LLP, Apax Partners Ltd. purchase Quality Distribution Inc.

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TPG Capital, LP, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Biomet, Inc. /Private Group, The Blackstone Group, Inc., Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP purchase Biomet, Inc.

Awards & Honors
2013
Washingtonian Magazine - Top Lawyers, Securities
2012
Washingtonian Magazine - Top Lawyers, Securities
Admitted to Practice in the District of Columbia
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