Lee Grossman

Lee Grossman is a shareholder and attorney who’s been with SW&L Attorneys since 2016. Lee’s primary areas of practice are commercial litigation, construction litigation, employment law, and landlord/tenant disputes.

Prior to joining SW&L, Lee practiced in Valley City, ND for ten years. He was a prosecutor for eight years, including four years as Barnes County State’s Attorney. He spent two years as a general private practice attorney. Lee has extensive courtroom experience in all stages of trial. In addition, he has appeared and argued many times before the North Dakota Supreme Court.

Educational Background

Lee attended Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, earning Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Political Science. After graduating from Concordia, Lee attended the University of North Dakota School of Law. While in law school he concentrated on trial advocacy courses and wrote an article for the North Dakota Law Review.

Personal Background

Lee grew up in Velva, ND. He had several jobs in high school and college, including working for his father’s tree removal service, working for his grandfather’s construction company, working for a moving company, and landscaping. He was a three-year letter winner in football at Concordia College.

Lee lives in Fargo with his wife Megan and two children. He is a sports enthusiast who enjoys outdoor activities like running, hiking, and snowshoeing. When Lee is not at the office, he’s providing taxi rides for his kids’ activities and searching for his next favorite donut.

Attorney Lee Grossman

Honors & Recognitions

Lee is currently a member of the Inquiry Committee Southeast and the North Dakota Judicial Conference. He is a past member of the Board of Governors of the State Bar Association of North Dakota, past president, vice president, and secretary/treasurer of the Southeast Judicial District Bar Association, and a past board member of the Abused Persons Outreach Center in Valley City.

Lee was an adjunct professor at Valley City State University for three years where he taught criminal justice. He was given the Adjunct Special Appointments Faculty Excellence Award in 2016.

Admitted to Practice

  • North Dakota, 2005
  • District of North Dakota, 2007
  • Minnesota, 2016


“Oil and Gas Law — When It Comes to Restrictive Employment Covenants, Whose Idea of ‘Reasonable’ is Correct, the Oil Company’s or the Landman’s?” 81 N.D. L. Rev. 555