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Robert A. Ross

Partner
Chair, International M&A Group; Vice Chair, Private Equity Group
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 "...very practical and tries to get the best situation for us." - Benesch client, Chambers USA 2017

Robert A. Ross is the Chair of Benesch's International M&A Group and Vice Chair of Benesch’s Private Equity Group.  He provides counsel to public and private companies involved in complex acquisitions, mergers and divestitures throughout the United States and worldwide. Bob has led multiple, complex domestic and international acquisitions for several, high profile manufacturing clients as well as serving as outside counsel for a series of complex refinancings of a privately held manufacturer based in Ohio. Bob regularly counsels companies in choice of entity, tax law issues and business succession planning involving partnerships, limited liability companies and joint ventures.

As a recognized authority in the international transactions arena, Bob is frequently called upon to assist clients facing legal issues across the Pacific Rim, India, in Central and South America, and throughout Europe.

  • EDUCATION

    • Georgetown University Law Center, 1985, J.D.
      • magna cum laude
    • Miami University, 1982, B.S.
      • magna cum laude
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio State Bar Association
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • Member, International Bar Association
    • Vice President, Greater Cleveland International Lawyers Group
    • LL.M. Advisory Board Member, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
    • Lex Mundi: Chair, Cross-Border Transactions Group, 2006-09; Program Chair, Lex Mundi Institute Annual Cross-Border Transaction Conference (Monterey, California), 2007-10
    • Deputy Legal Chair; North American Executive Committee Member, Alliott Group, (2011-2015); Worldwide Board Member (2015-2016)