Jack Ross counsels clients on a broad range of environmental litigation, land use, 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 multiple federal lawsuits, 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 assisted with several cases involving federal civil and criminal issues.

Prior to law school, Jack was a land use consultant for a planning and engineering firm in Oregon. He collaborated with private sector clients and local governments to ensure 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.


  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School (2020)
  • B.A., University of Oregon, Geography & Urban Planning (2014)
Admissions & Memberships

  • State Bar of Washington
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