Michael W. Ross is a litigation partner in our Complex Commercial Litigation and Securities Litigation groups. He has broad experience representing clients in significant commercial disputes, particularly those involving complex contracts or securities.
Mr. Ross represents companies in business disputes in industries as diverse as financial services, media and manufacturing. His practice covers an array of legal areas, including commercial contracts, securities law, antitrust, and intellectual property, and encompasses all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling through appeals. Mr. Ross also represents clients in arbitration and mediation, and he has significant experience in government and internal investigations.
With a particular focus on financial services, Mr. Ross has handled cases across the industry. His matters have included representing institutional plaintiffs in claims relating to investments in auction rate securities, a bond issuer in a dispute with an indenture trustee, and a major asset manager in a dispute concerning interest-rate swaps. He has represented an array of financial industry clients, including FinTech companies, brokers, and investment funds, 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.
Mr. Ross also has an active pro bono practice and is co-chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee in New York.