Mark S. Ross - Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mark S. Ross

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 415-796-5404

Mark S. Ross is a Shareholder in the San Francisco, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Ross began his career as a trial lawyer with the National Labor Relations Board’s Region 21.  He entered private practice and has been a management-side labor lawyer since 1975.

Mr. Ross has handled hundreds of labor matters before the National Labor Relations Board and in federal and state courts. He has also argued before the United States Supreme Court.  He represents and advises employers on all aspects of labor-management relations law, including NLRA compliance, union organizing, contract negotiations, arbitrations, and injunctions.  He also trains management on NLRA compliance.

Mr. Ross is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2010 and was selected for inclusion in 2011,  2012 and 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers.  He has also served as an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of San Francisco.

He is a member of the State Bar of California.  He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the District of Columbia Circuit; the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; and the Supreme Court of California.Mr. Ross received his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Maryland in 1968 and his Juris Doctor from George Washington University National Law Center in Washington, DC in 1973.

University of MarylandBA 1968George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D. 1973
San Francisco Bar AssociationCalifornia Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
A Partial List of Reported Cases
  • Laborers Trust Fund v. Advanced Lightweight Concrete, 484 U.S. 539 (1988)
  • Waremart Foods v. National Labor Relations Board, 354 F.3d 870 (D.C. Cir. 2004) (a successful appeal from an adverse NLRB decision addressing union access to non-union premises for consumer boycott purposes)
  • Adtranz ABB Daimler-Benz Transportation, N.A. Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board, 253 F.3d 19 (D.C. Cir. 2001) (a successful appeal from an adverse NLRB decision overturning an employer election victory and addressing the lawfulness of handbook provisions)
  • Loomis Courier Service, Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board, 595 F.2d 491 (9th Cir. 1979)
  • McClatchy Newspapers, Inc. d/b/a The Fresno Bee 337 NLRB 1161 (2002) (an NLRB case in which the NLRB found the employer’s discharge of seven union adherents to be lawful)
  • Mack Trucks, Inc., 227 NLRB 711 (1985)

Office Location

50 California Street, Ninth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the San Francisco Metro Area
Mark S. Ross has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management