Michael W. Ross represents corporate clients in complex disputes, investigations and regulatory challenges. He brings a sophisticated understanding of business and sound strategic judgment to his clients’ most challenging problems.
Mr. Ross’s diverse practice covers the range of legal challenges that businesses face. He represents companies in their most demanding litigation matters, in industries as diverse as financial services, media, real estate, energy, and aviation. He regularly counsels clients in navigating consumer finance regulations, especially regulatory challenges at the intersection of consumer finance and technology. Mr. Ross also maintains a key role in the firm’s monitorship practice and has served in a leadership role on multiple monitorship teams.
New York Law Journal named Mr. Ross a "Rising Star" in 2014. Super Lawyers listed him as a Metro Area "Rising Star" from 2015-2017. In 2018, he was recognized in the Leaders League’s Litigation & Competition Directory for commercial litigation. In 2019, he was featured as a New York Law Journal "Trailblazer" for his leadership role in the firm's FinTech group.
Mr. Ross also has an active pro bono practice and is co-chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.
Mr. Ross is meaningfully engaged in the community, with a dedicated pro bono practice that focuses on immigration matters. He has worked for many years with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and other organizations in cases seeking relief for unaccompanied minors in removal proceedings and has handled numerous cases for minors seeking asylum or the protections of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS).