Derek H. Ross
Derek H. Ross assists political candidates and elected officials navigate areas of state and federal campaign finance laws and ethics rules. He also advises corporations and nonprofit groups wishing to engage in the electoral process or lobby Congress. Derek regularly represents clients before the Federal Election Commission, the Office of Congressional Ethics, and state ethics boards.
Clients interacting with Congress, whether proactively through lobbying or reactively through congressional hearings and investigations, rely on Derek to help them make a compelling case for their desired outcomes. He works with clients to implement compliance processes to ensure that all reporting obligations are met. Bringing the perspective of a former government attorney, he frequently provides in-house training for clients and stakeholders on how to comply with the campaign finance or lobbying laws.