Michael W. Ross is a litigation partner in the firm's Complex Commercial Litigation and Securities Litigation Practices. Mr. Ross represents corporate clients in complex disputes, investigations and regulatory challenges. He brings a sophisticated understanding of business and good strategic judgment to his client’s most challenging problems. His practice spans numerous industries and areas of law, with much of his work focusing on financial services, technology and intellectual property.
Mr. Ross’s diverse practice covers the range of legal challenges that businesses face. He represents companies in their most demanding cases in industries as diverse as financial services, media, real estate, and aviation. His practice covers a wide array of legal areas, including commercial contracts, securities law, trade secrets, antitrust, and intellectual property, and he has substantial experience at all stages of the litigation process, from counseling a client before a case is filed through handling an appeal. Mr. Ross also regularly represents clients in arbitration and mediation. And a significant portion of his practice is devoted to government and internal investigations.
With a particular focus on financial services, Mr. Ross has handled cases across the industry. He has represented an array of financial industry clients, including FinTech companies, brokers, investment funds, and consumer finance companies, in addition to representing individual and institutional clients in government and internal investigations.
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.
Mr. Ross also has an active pro bono practice and is co-chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee in New York.