Celebrating 125 Years

Faculty Detail

Jon Groetzinger, Jr.
Visiting Professor of Law and Director of China Legal Programs

A.B., magna cum laude 1971 (Middlebury), J.D. with Certificate in International Legal Affairs 1974 (Cornell)
Phone: 216/368-0055
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Faculty Biography

Jon Groetzinger is a Visiting Professor of Law and teaches courses in International Business Transactions, International Trade and Development, Business Associations for LL.M.’s and Doing Business in the U.S. He is U.S. National Director of the Canada-U.S. Law Institute and Associate Director of the Case Abroad at Home program. He founded and advises the Vis International Arbitral Moot team. Before becoming a full-time faculty member, Professor Groetzinger taught Case LL.M. candidates for more than a dozen years. With over 30 years of international business practice experience, he has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of American Greetings, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Prior to American Greetings, he was President and Chief International Counsel for international operations at aerospace giant Martin Marietta (now Lockheed Martin). He has also been CEO of other domestic and international businesses. Prior to becoming in-house counsel at Martin Marietta, Mr. Groetzinger practiced international corporate law in Boston. He has chaired national and regional General Counsel associations and appeared on TV and been quoted on international corporate matters in Forbes, USA Today, China Post, Times of India, ABC, CBS and NBC News, among other media.

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