Assistant Professor of Lawyering Skills
Legal practice, trial advocacy, administrative law
Professor Ross teaches legal logic, strategy and persuasion in UCI Law's Lawyering Skills course. He joins UCI from UCLA Law, where he taught lawyering skills and co-supervised UCLA's trial advocacy clinic.
Professor Ross researches and writes about under-recognized regulatory breakdowns. His current project, The Collection Gap (article and blog), analyzes administrative agencies' failure to substantially collect the financial penalties they impose on corporate offenders.
Professor Ross graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and began his career as a judicial clerk for U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz. Before teaching, Professor Ross practiced commercial litigation at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, where he was four times named a Super Lawyer-Rising Star by Los Angeles magazine.
Lawyering Skills I & II, Trial Advocacy
- Reuters Breaking Views: "U.S. Flops at Collecting Fines and Paying Them Out" (PDF), cites The Collection Gap
- New York Times: Prof. Ross speaks about The Collection Gap (PDF)
- Daily Journal: Prof. Ross' Collection Gap study discussed in op-ed (PDF)
- Orlando Sentinel: Collection Gap study cited in article about Florida courts' restitution recovery rates
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Prof. Ross comments on the prevalence of undercollected government fines
- The New York Times: Collection Gap study cited in article about federal failure to collect billions of dollars in fines