Managing Partner

Donald Gross Law advises clients on compliance with strict US export controls and CFIUS requirements as well as economic sanctions and Customs regulations. We assist clients seeking Green Cards, US citizenship or long-term visas to live, work, do business, invest or study in the United States.

Drawing on decades of government and private sector experience in national security, export control, immigration, import compliance and anti-corruption policy, Don counsels clients on developing and implementing technology control plans to achieve the objectives of their cross-border investments and technology transactions.

Don is committed to public service. He served in senior positions at the US State Department, US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, and White House National Security Council in offices that implemented strategic trade, nonproliferation and dual-use technology controls. In the private sector, Don has been senior counsel at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in Washington, international legal advisor to Kim & Chang in Seoul, Korea and senior advisor at Albright Stonebridge Group in Washington.

Don has published numerous articles on business, legal, and public policy issues, while serving as a commentator for CNN, MSNBC, Fox Business News, SkyNews, Real Clear World, the Voice of America, the Wall Street Journal, and other leading media. In 2013, Bloomsbury published his critically acclaimed book on U.S.-China relations titled The China Fallacy: How the U.S. Can Benefit from China's Rise and Avoid Another Cold War.

Don has been admitted to practice before the United States Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is a certified arbitrator for the Office of Dispute Resolution of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and an Adjunct Fellow of Pacific Forum CSIS, an arm of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is an active member of the Bar of the District of Columbia and the Illinois Bar. He has also been admitted to the New York Bar. He graduated with honors from Cornell University and the University of Chicago Law School.

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  • "They Showed Their Empathy that Made Me Feel More Confident"

    I just got approved for my green card. My case is more complicated but with the help from Donald Gross and his team I finally got that. When I looked around for a lawyer I was so worried but they showed their empathy that made me feel more confident. I highly recommend this law firm to everyone.
  • "Very Happy With The End Result & No Hesitation in Recommending The Firm's Services"

    I write to express my appreciation to Mr. Gross and his team for your kind assistance and guidance. You have always been available immediately for my inquiries and offered me full support. I am very happy with the end result and I have no hesitation in recommending your services to family and fri...
  • "Explained Everything in Terms I Could Easily Understand"

    Donald Gross Law is one of the best Immigration law attorney I have ever worked with! It can be very scary and stressful to not knowing what is going on and what to do but from our first meeting, Donald Gross Law has explained everything to me in terms I could easily understand and was always ver...
  • "Very Helpful, Professional, and Informative"

    Working with Mr. Gross and Alicia was an excellent experience. Very helpful, professional and very informative. His advice helped us to get my Residency. Totally recommend his office.
  • "Respectful, Kind, and Generous"

    Mr. Gross and Alicia were great. They were respectful, kind, and generous with their time. I am planning on going back to them in the future. Highly recommend.
  • "A Pleasure To Work With"

    Professionalism, quality, responsiveness, value! I worked closely with Don on a complex project and found him to be diligent, capable, and a pleasure to work with.
  • "You Can Rely Him"

    I had great assistance from attorney Donald Gross to solace my serious expense issue.  Without his help, I would have paid a disagreeable amount.  He handled the problem professionally and promptly.  You can rely on him
  • "Capable, Very Responsive, & Reasonable Fees"

    I've worked with Don for more than 20 years. He is capable and very responsive, unlike other lawyers I've worked with. He works quickly. Fees are reasonable.
  • "Fights Hard for The Rights of Clients"

    Don Gross has provided me with valuable legal help for a number of years. He fights hard for the rights of his clients and it's a pleasure working with him.
  • "Very Interested in Deepening Mexico-US Relations"

    Attorney Don Gross is very interested in deepening relations between Mexico and the US in order to improve economic opportunities for people in both countries through the USMCA. As a citizen of Mexico, I feel the same way and I always enjoy working with him.
  • "I Can't Thank Mr. Gross and his Team Enough for Their Dedication and Hard Work"

    My mother's green card expired and I was not sure if I could bring her back to the U.S. Fortunately, with Mr. Gross and his team's help, my mother could finally reinstate her Permanent Residence status. I can't thank Mr. Gross and his team enough for their dedication and hard work!
  • "They Answered All My Questions and Offered an Affordable Payment Plan"

    I highly recommend the services of Donald Gross law firm. Since the very beginning, they answered all my questions and offered an affordable payment plan. They were quick to reply when I needed something. Thank you, Don and Alicia! God bless you!
  • "Extremely Helpful"

    Extremely helpful and went out of his way!
  • "Professional and Solved My Complicated Issues"

    Donald is professional. He helped  my wife to get her visa. I was almost giving up due to complicated issues. Once I reached out to Donald he took time to listen to my problems and he solved out.My wife got her visa.Without him it wouldn't be possible.
  • "Very Knowledgable and Understanding"

    Donald Gross Law is very knowledgeable about immigration process. He'll also mentor you on the career training that'll be suitable for you and give you so many options to choose from. I've never seen such a great lawyer that speaks with a calm voice and is very understanding. I sincerely recomme...
  • I have no words to say "Thank You!"

    My whole family has received our Permanent Resident Green Cards this last week.  I have no words to say thank you to you and your team members because of your professional help and persistent support.  We will remember you in our prayers throughout our life.  Stay blessed and have a great day.