Michael Eric Ross


Atlanta, Georgia

Mickey Ross is a member of Taylor English’s Employment and Labor Relations Department, as well as its Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. Mr. Ross is a seasoned employment and business litigator with more than 45 years of experience in federal and state trial and appellate courts and arbitration proceedings across the country, including several class and collective actions. He has successfully represented both individuals and companies in a wide variety of cases, often on the cutting edge of the law.

Before joining Taylor English, Mr. Ross practiced with one of the world’s most prestigious corporate law firms for nearly 34 years, including 28 years as a partner, and with an international, full-service firm for more than two years as a shareholder.


  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2007–2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year 2016
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2004–2023
  • Chambers USA: Leading Business Lawyers – Employment 2009-2012
  • Rhodes Scholar nominee from the State of Florida
  • Invited to join Harvard Law Review
  • Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite, General Practice / Trial Law, 2016 and 2020

Practice Areas

  • Antitrust
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Business Torts & Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Class & Collective Action
  • Employment
  • Employment Litigation
  • Media


  • Harvard Law School, JD, magna cum laude, 1974
  • University of Florida, AB, Valedictorian, 1971

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia


  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia