Simona GrossiAssociate Professor of Law
JD, L.U.I.S.S. University, Rome, Italy
LLM, University of California at Berkeley, School of Law
JSD, University of California at Berkeley, School of Law
Professor Grossi graduated from L.U.I.S.S. University, Rome, Italy in 2002. She completed her master's degree (LL.M.) and doctoral program (J.S.D.) at UC Berkeley, School of Law. She worked for the U.N. from 2000 to 2002 and then went into private practice and worked for Clifford Chance LLP and Bonelli Erede Pappalardo doing national and transnational litigation from 2002 to 2008. She worked for Judge Charles Breyer at the USDC for the Northern District of California in 2010. Professor Grossi joined Loyola Law School L.A. in 2010. She was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2011. She is also a member of the International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL). Her scholarship focuses on civil procedure, transnational litigation and harmonization of procedural law.
- "Federal Question Jurisdiction: The Compass, The Maze and the Trap," forthcoming.
- "The Inconvenient Truth About Forum Non Conveniens," forthcoming.
- "Personal Jurisdiction: A Doctrinal Labyrinth With No Exit," forthcoming.
- "The Purposeful Availment Trap," (with Allan Ides), forthcoming.
- "Federal Courts" (with Allan Ides), West Academic Publishing, forthcoming.
- "Harmonizing Common and Civil Law: Standards of Decision in Comparative Perspective," Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.
- "Rethinking The Harmonization of Jurisdictional Law," 86 Tul. L. Rev., forthcoming 2012.
- "A Comparative Analysis Between Italian Civil Proceedings and American Civil Proceedings Before Federal Courts," 20 Ind. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 213.
- Commentary to the Italian Code of Civil Procedure, Oxford University Press, February 2010;
- Transnational Litigation. A Practitioner's Guide. Italy, Oxford University Press, February 2010.