Benjamin J. Ross

Phone: (303) 390-0026 | Fax: (303) 390-0177 | Email:
1099 18th Street, Suite 2150, Denver, CO 80202

Benjamin J. Ross is an associate in Jackson Kelly’s Occupational Safety and Health and Litigation Practice Groups resident in the Denver, Colorado, office. Mr. Ross' practice focuses upon representing clients in a variety of matters under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act, Occupational Safety and Health Act, Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act, and other state and federal statutes regarding compliance issues, policy, legislative and regulatory matters, civil and criminal enforcement issues, accident investigations, and special investigations. He also represents clients in a wide range of litigation.

Mr. Ross previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard W. Manning, Administrative Law Judge, Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, where he researched and drafted decisions and orders addressing a variety of issues including agent liability, miner compensation, and discrimination claims. He regularly served as the settlement attorney for cases involving civil penalties and discrimination complaints.

During law school, Mr. Ross also clerked for the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, Office of Administrative Law Judges, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and for the Honorable D. Michael Fisher, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Boston College in 2009 and his Juris Doctor degree from Cornell Law School in 2012.

Mr. Ross is admitted to practice in Colorado.

Legal Experience
2015 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2012 - 2015Honorable Richard W. Manning, Administrative Law Judge, Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, Law Clerk
2012J.D.Cornell Law School
2009B.A.Boston College (English)
Bar Admissions
2013Pennsylvania (Inactive)

Teaching and Lecturing:
  • Presenter, "Managing Contractors on the Mine Site," Missouri Limestone Producers Association 72nd Annual Conference, Osage Beach, Missouri, Dec. 1, 2016

Writings and Publications:
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