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Michael  Ross

Michael Ross

Michael W. Ross is a litigation partner in Jenner & Block’s Complex Commercial Litigation and Securities Litigation Practice. Michael maintains a demanding commercial litigation practice that has taken him across the country and the globe, handling court cases and arbitrations, as well as criminal enforcement matters and investigations. Recognized as a “rising star” in business litigation by NY Law Journal and Super Lawyers, he represents companies in disputes in industries as diverse as financial services, media and manufacturing, and handles matters across a wide array of legal areas, including commercial contracts, securities law, antitrust, and intellectual property. His has significant experience in government and internal investigation, and was a leader on the team monitoring Credit Suisse AG following the bank’s settlement with the NY Department of Financial Services, and played a key role in the team monitoring numerous firearms dealers that were sued by The City of New York. Michael also maintains an active pro bono practice and co-chairs the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. He has defended immigrant children against deportation and led teams that have helped numerous children remain safely in the US. Other high-profile pro bono matters include a challenge to the NYPD’s warrant system that resulted in a six-figure settlement and a successful effort to reduce the sentence of a reformed teenage offender.