Julian GrossJulian Gross is an attorney with two decades of experience in community economic development, representing communitybased organizations and local government entities in urban development negotiations and in legislative and policy matters. Julian is the leading attorney in the nation on community benefits agreements, having represented coalitions of community-based organizations in over a dozen successful CBA negotiations, and

having written and spoken widely on the subject. He has also drafted numerous local hiring and contracting policies, and has worked on living wage policies, DBE policies, and many other community economic development initiatives.