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Meet the U.S. Attorney

Photo of Acting US Attorney Randy S. Grossman

Randy Grossman is the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, appointed by Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and sworn in by Chief Judge Dana M. Sabraw on December 17, 2021. Mr. Grossman joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2020. Prior to his appointment as U.S. Attorney, he served in the office’s Border Enforcement Section, the Major Frauds and Public Corruption Section, as First Assistant U.S. Attorney, and as Acting U.S. Attorney.

In addition to his experience at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Grossman prosecuted criminal cases as a Deputy District Attorney in Ventura County and then San Diego County. During his more than eight years as a state prosecutor, Mr. Grossman tried more than seventy cases, including homicides and other violent crimes. He also represented clients for sixteen years in private practice at two international law firms, where his work included complex civil and criminal litigation in federal and state courts and pro bono representations of refugees seeking asylum.  Mr. Grossman served as a member of the San Diego County Bar Association Legal Ethics Committee, President of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and Trustee for the Board of Trustees of California Western School of Law. 

Mr. Grossman earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the University of Arizona. He graduated magna cum laude from California Western School of Law and served as the Notes and Comments Editor for the California Western Law Review.

Dates of Service: 
2021 - Present - Present
Updated January 10, 2022