Robert Ross is an aggressive trial lawyer with extensive experience in litigating complex breach of contract matters, business tort cases, legal malpractice and professional liability matters, real estate related disputes, and catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases. He represents individuals and their businesses in litigation throughout California in state and federal courts, as well as in confidential arbitration forums. Prior to forming Ross Law, Rob worked as an attorney for aggressive trial firms that specialized in entertainment litigation and severe personal injury litigation.
As a business and entertainment attorney, Rob gained experience litigating and arbitrating a wide variety of sophisticated breach of contract claims, film finance disputes, trade secret claims, and right of privacy, right of publicity, and defamation cases. While working for a renown Hollywood “Mad Dog” attorney, Rob represented multiple billionaires in personal litigation, including the then third richest man in the world. Rob also represented producers, directors, and A-list actors in contract disputes, right of privacy and right of publicity cases, Talent Agency Act disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, trade secret disputes, and real estate related claims.
Rob began his legal career working on catastrophic personal injuries and wrongful deaths cases including many traumatic brain injury cases arising from motorcycle accidents, bus accidents, car accidents, and trucking accidents. He also worked on complex product liability matters and numerous matters involving severely injured children, including cases arising from drowning, sexual abuse, battery, and violations of the child abuse and negligence reporting act.
Rob has a unique perspective on the legal system because his great grandfather, father, uncle, and older sister were all California lawyers. Rob tried his first case just a few months after passing the bar exam, and jury trials in Los Angeles, Ventura, and San Bernardino counties, as well as in Dallas, Texas, provided Rob with a wealth of experience. Rob is a member of the Santa Monica Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association, as well as the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. He serves as a mentor to young attorneys through the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and he regularly provides pro bono legal services to elderly residents of his community.
Rob received degrees from the University of California at Santa Barbara and the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law. He also attended the University of Barcelona in Spain, and he is fluent in Spanish. Rob is licensed to practice law in California, and has been admitted pro hac vice in several other states. Rob was born and raised in Santa Monica, California.