Jack Ross counsels clients on a broad range of environmental litigation, permitting, and regulatory compliance issues.
Jack has experience with a host of state and federal environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, CERCLA, RCRA, NEPA, and Washington’s MTCA. He works with both public and private clients to find solutions to complex environmental problems. Jack has worked on matters involving cleanup litigation at contaminated sites and military facilities, regulation of emerging contaminants, and administrative law issues involving permits and regulatory compliance.
While attending law school at the University of Michigan, Jack served on the board of the Environmental Law Society and as an Executive Editor of the Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law. During law school, Jack worked as a summer associate at Marten, during which he assisted with cases ranging from investigations to appeals. He also worked as a summer law clerk at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington, where he worked on both civil and criminal matters.
Prior to law school, Jack was a land use consultant for a planning and engineering firm in Oregon. He ensured that development projects complied with applicable regulations while meeting their deadlines. Jack completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Oregon, where he double majored in Geography and Urban Planning.
- Represents New Mexico local governments for recovery of costs to remediate municipal water supplies contaminated by hazardous substances used by private companies and the U.S. military.
- Represents multinational energy company in environmental compliance, permitting, and due diligence matters in connection with nine-figure acquisition of industrial facility.
- Advises landowners, developers, and timber companies on federal and state regulatory compliance issues.
- Assisted multinational technology company with e-discovery needs in complying with third-party subpoena in antitrust litigation.
- Represented micromobility companies in permitting applications and appeals at the state and local level.
- J.D., University of Michigan Law School (2020)
- B.A., University of Oregon, Geography & Urban Planning (2014)
Admissions & Memberships
- State Bar of Washington