The Honorable Richard W. Manning’s Law Clerk Benjamin J. Ross Joins Jackson Kelly PLLC
The Honorable Richard W. Manning’s Law Clerk Benjamin J. Ross Joins Jackson Kelly PLLC as an Associate in the Safety and Health Practice
May 15, 2015
DENVER – May 15, 2015 – Jackson Kelly PLLC is pleased to welcome Benjamin J. Ross to the Firm. Ross joins the Firm as an associate in the Occupational Safety and Health Practice Group resident in the Denver office. He 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. Ross regularly served as the settlement attorney for cases involving civil penalties and discrimination complaints.
During law school 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 Courts of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences in 2009 and his Juris Doctor degree from Cornell Law School in 2012.
Ross’s Colorado license is pending.
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