Ian M. Ross: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Ian M. Ross

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • eDiscovery & eRetention
  • Securities Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.7707
Fax: 305.961.5338
University Johns Hopkins University, B.A., Political Science, minored in Psychology/Philosophy, 2002 Graduated with General Undergraduate Honors and Departmental Honors; B.S. Womble Scholarship Recipient
Law SchoolDuke University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2005; Executive Editor, Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law, 2004-2005
Admitted2005, Illinois; 2011, Florida

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board Member, Read to a Child, South Florida, Regional Board
•Co-Chair, Young Professionals Group for Americans for Immigrant Justice, Executive Committee
•Member, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Young Advocates Committee
•Co-Chair, Litigation Committee, 2013-2014
•Vice-Chair, Business Law Committee, 2014-2015
•Member, Florida Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
•Member, Friends of St. Jude Miami, Event Committee


Ian M. Ross is a shareholder in the Litigation Practice of the firm's Miami office. Ian represents corporations, directors, and officers, as well as professional service and accounting firms in commercial and securities litigation, professional liability actions, and government investigations. Recent representative cases include federal securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits, and state law class actions, as well as representation of clients in connection with investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ian is also active in pro bono matters, and has successfully represented refugees seeking political asylum in removal proceedings in immigration court.

Awards & Recognition

•Recipient, Thomas H. Morsch Award for Pro Bono Achievement, 2008

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

Co-Author, Commencing an Action: Florida, Practical Law Litigation, Thomson Reuters, August 2014
•Mentioned, SunTrust Ducks Claims Over $80M Notes Enforcement, Law360, January 17, 2014
•Author, The End of Say on Pay Litigation? Young Lawyer's Division Litigation Newsletter, American Bar Association, Fall 2013
•Mentioned, How They Won It: Greenberg Sticks It to Chinese Drywall Co., Law360, October 23, 2012

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

09.29.14 Greenberg Traurig Miami Hosts Legal Training for Attorneys Representing Unaccompanied Children in Immigration Court Proceedings
05.01.14 Greenberg Traurig's Ian M. Ross Joins South Florida Regional Board of Read to a Child
02.18.14 Greenberg Traurig Elevates Eight Attorneys to Shareholder, One to Of Counsel at its Florida Offices in Miami, Orlando, and West Palm Beach
09.26.12 Greenberg Traurig Miami Attorneys Participate in Free Clinic for President Obama's New Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

Legal Experience

•Associate, Financial and Securities Litigation Practice, International Business law firm, Chicago, IL, September 2005-April 2011

Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Commercial and Professional Liability Litigation; Represented corporations, banks, directors and officers, national consulting firms, and accounting firms in contract and tort actions in federal and state court. Ian has obtained several affirmative rulings on these cases before trial on motions to dismiss and/or summary judgment motions. Represented investment advisors and broker-dealers in professional liability and tort actions in federal and state court, and in FINRA arbitrations. Represented professional service and accounting firms in professional liability actions in federal and state court in matters involving complex accounting issues, including earnout accounting, revenue accounting, derivative accounting, and software capitalization. Represented corporations, independent directors and officers in opposing attempts to enjoin merger transactions. Represented corporations in personal jurisdiction disputes in federal and state court, including representations in evidentiary hearings and on appeal. Ian also is a member of the firm's eDiscovery group, and has been asked to handle and coordinate complex multijurisdictional and multinational discovery matters, including document collections, reviews, and productions. Financial and Securities Litigation; Represented corporations, directors and officers, and accounting firms in federal securities class actions and state securities actions brought by shareholders or former investors, including shareholder derivative actions, holder actions, and common law fraud and misrepresentation actions. Government and Internal Investigations; Represented corporations, directors and officers, and professional service and accounting firms in investigations conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Justice, and in matters involving insider trading, allegations of misappropriation and fraud, internal control (SOX and SAS 70) audits, and financial restatements relating to complex accounting issues. Represented directors and officers in pre-suit investigation by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Pro Bono; Represented refugees in removal proceedings in immigration court in Chicago, Illinois, and Miami, Florida.
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Office Information

Ian M. Ross

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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