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Jason M. Ross

Jason M. Ross



  • Appellate
  • Business & Commercial
  • Dental Service Organizations Group
  • Cannabis Law

WSG Practice Industries


Texas, U.S.A.


Jason M. Ross is a member of the Litigation Group in Dykema's Dallas office. Mr. Ross focuses his practice on complex civil and criminal matters, with an emphasis on white collar criminal defense, and conducting and responding to investigators. Mr. Ross has extensive experience protecting companies and their decision makers in various stages of government investigations and litigation. He has counseled companies on compliance challenges in addressing whistleblower complaints. He has defended clients' initial government investigations, negotiations with enforcement agencies, grand jury proceedings, indictments and trials. He has defended clients in proceedings brought by agencies such as the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Labor and the Federal Trade Commission. His expertise spans many industries, including health care, telecommunications, software, electronics, banking, insurance, energy and commercial aviation.

Mr. Ross's experience includes representing targets of government investigations, as well as witnesses, and assisting large, publicly-traded corporations, as well as private companies and individuals. Many of the matters involving government agencies also involve separate civil proceedings litigated by private parties and government agencies. He has also handled various types of litigation including civil lawsuits and administrative proceedings in both state and federal courts.

Bar Admissions



University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
  • Articles Editor, Texas Law Review
The Louisiana Scholars' College at Northwestern State University, B.A., With Highest Distinction Catholic University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. One semester study abroad
Areas of Practice

Appellate | Appellate and Complex Motion Practice | Business & Commercial | Cannabis Law | Dental Service Organizations Group | Government Investigations and Corporate Compliance | Litigation | Securities Litigation | White-Collar Criminal Defense & Government Investigations

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Named to the list of Texas Rising Stars, 2010-2013

Professional Associations

    State Bar of Texas
    Dallas Bar Association
    Federal Bar Association
    Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Adding up the Numbers: DOJ Announces Its False Claims Act Recoveries for 2020
Dykema, February 2021

In January 2021, the U.S. Dept. of Justice (DOJ) announced $2.2 billion in False Claims Act (FCA) recoveries for fiscal year 2020, which ended on September 30.[1] Although this amount is substantial, it nonetheless represents the smallest recovery figure in 10 years. These figures reflect the Trump administration’s unaggressive enforcement efforts and its restrictive view of the FCA. As recently as 2016, FCA recovery exceeded $4.5 billion. Recoveries in 2019 were $3...

New Tools for Clean Money: Congress Enacts Expansive Measures in AML Act
Dykema, January 2021

On January 1, 2020, Congress overrode President Trump’s veto to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 6395 – 116th Congress (2019-20)), which includes the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 (the “AML Act”). The AML Act revises the Bank Secrecy Act to bolster the government’s power to identify and regulate suspicious banking activity...

Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery MOUs: A Roadmap to CARES Act Enforcement
Dykema, August 2020

Businesses across the country have wondered how the new Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery (SIGPR) will enforce the CARES Act’s loan requirements, especially with the large number of loan and forgiveness applications. Until recently, the answer was unclear. Press releases have announced Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) between SIGPR and three U.S. Attorney’s Offices to collaborate on investigating and prosecuting CARES Act violations...

Additional Articles

"Environmental Enforcement: The Government Strikes Back"
April 2010
Dallas Bar Association Headnotes

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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