Gail P. Granoff is a founder of FFG Law LLC and Reaching Agreement, a dispute resolution company. She is an attorney with an extensive background in business law, corporate law and litigation and has served as a mediator and arbitrator in areas such as personal injury, employment, property damage, real estate, contracts and business matters. She is an innovative leader and negotiator who inspires outstanding performance and achieves practical solutions to complex issues.
Previously, she was the Chief Compliance and Governance Officer and Assistant General Counsel for Rohm and Haas Company, a Fortune 500 multinational chemical company, where she was responsible for a wide range of matters including counseling the Board of Directors and senior management; designing, implementing and administering the company’s global compliance program; negotiating business and finance transactions; providing securities law advice; and helping to establish the risk management profile of the company. She was also lead counsel to the company’s largest business and has served on and led multi-disciplinary teams.
She was also a litigation attorney at the law firm Pepper Hamilton LLP and a law clerk for the Honorable Harry E. Kalodner, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Ms. Granoff received her B.A. degree magna cum laude in 1973 from Temple University and her J.D. degree cum laude in 1976 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where she was on the Board of Officers of the Law Review. She has received advanced training in mediation at the Center for Dispute Settlement in Washington, D.C.
She serves as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and Commerce Court, assisting the court and the parties in resolving pending disputes.
Ms. Granoff is a Past President of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and has been a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Forum of Executive Women. She has spoken on compliance and governance topics for groups such as the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Institute and Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. She is also a member of the Forum of Executive Women.
She is a member of the bar of Pennsylvania with an AV rating from Martindale & Hubbell, its highest rating.