Biography

Ross advises public and private companies and private equity firms in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions. He has experience with corporate governance matters, joint-ventures, spin-offs, and venture capital investments as well as advising clients on import and export regulations and economic sanctions affecting international commercial activity. 

Ross earned his M.B.A. from Saint Louis University in 2008 and his B.S. from Saint Louis University, summa cum laude, in 2006. He earned his J.D from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, cum laude, in 2011. Ross is licensed to practice in Kentucky and Ohio. 

Representative Work

Representation of Hillenbrand, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Peerless Food Group, a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc., for approximately $59 million.

Representation of Hillenbrand, Inc. in connection with its sale of Red Valve Company, Inc. to DeZURIK, Inc. for approximately $63 million.

Representation of Hawaii Energy Connection, LLC and E-GEAR, LLC in the sale to Pineapple Energy, LLC (“PEGY”) in exchange for cash and securities.

Representation of SinglePoint Group International USA, Inc. in its acquisition of General Revenue Corporation from Navient Corporation.

Representation of Multi-Color Corporation in its $1.4 billion acquisition of the Labels Division of Constantia Flexibles, comprised of 23 manufacturing facilities in 14 countries.

Representation of Multi-Color Corporation in its public tender offer for 100% of a publicly traded Malaysian company.

Representation of Multi-Color Corporation in its $80 million acquisition of the decorative label business of Graphic Packaging International, Inc.

Representation of Leisure Systems, Inc. in connection with registration of its Franchise Disclosure Document in franchise registration states.

Served various roles in representation of Fortune 500 client in acquisitions ranging from $100,000 to $130 million.

Representation of a pavement maintenance company in the acquisition of several companies engaged in the pavement maintenance business.

Representation of an environmental cleaning services company in the acquisition of several companies engaged in the environmental cleaning services business.

Representation of a salesforce SAP integration company in the acquisition of certain software and other intellectual property from an international company.

Representation of an online renters insurance company in the sale to a private equity fund.

Representation of an environmental cleaning services company in the sale to a private equity fund.

Representation of Reconstructive Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in sale to Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

Representation of a dermatology practice in the sale to a private equity fund.

Representation of a Salesforce SAP integration company in its initial fund raising and subsequent rounds of fund raising.

Professional and Community Involvement

Goering Center Board of Advisors

Association for Corporate Growth

Indian Hill Alumni Relations Committee

Cincinnati Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2021-2024

Named to Ohio Rising Stars, 2019-2024

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News & Resources

Blogs

Blog Posts

Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Kentucky

Education

J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2011, cum laude, Moot Court, Order of the Barristers

M.B.A., Saint Louis University, 2008

B.S., Saint Louis University, summa cum laude, 2006

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