Ross Bass Jr. practices in the area of complex commercial and product liability litigation. He has substantial experience in the representation of financial institutions and the litigation and settlement of class actions, mass tort and other complex matters.
Mr. Bass is a frequent lecturer on litigation issues, and for several years has served as Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at Mississippi College School of Law. He also served on the faculty for the NITA Gulf Coast Deposition Program.
- University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1973; Editor-in-Chief, Mississippi Law Journal
- Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1970
- U.S. Supreme Court
- The Mississippi Bar
- State Bar of Georgia
- American Bar Association – Litigation Section
- Mississippi Bar Foundation (Fellow)
- Litigation Counsel of America (Fellow)
- Defense of Connecticut-based insurance company against alleged misappropriation of trade secrets and copyright infringement.
- Defense of national bank headquartered on east coast involving 1,500 individual home improvement loan claims and a statewide class action.
- Defense of national consumer finance company in state and federal actions in Mississippi challenging sale and financing of satellite television systems.
- Nationwide class action on collateral protection insurance claims against California-based national bank in Southern District of Mississippi.
- Statewide class action settlement of collateral protection insurance claims against Mississippi-based national bank in Southern District of Mississippi.
- Defense of Texas-based insurer in multiple putative class actions and individual actions in Mississippi and Louisiana, involving individual collateral protection insurance claims.
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