Ross Evans is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration Group.
Ross has spent much of his time at Proskauer working on matters for the Firm’s clients in the sports industry. Among other things, Ross assisted with Proskauer’s representation of Major League Baseball during its most recent collective-bargaining negotiations with the Major League Baseball Players Association; he has also played a key role in representing various Major League Baseball Clubs in nearly a dozen salary-arbitration hearings. In addition, Ross has helped represent clients in the sports and performing-arts industries in grievance arbitrations.
Ross graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and, in the months before joining Proskauer after law school, worked as a consultant for the Minnesota Twins, focusing on salary arbitration and baseball operations. During law school, Ross worked as a legal intern in Major League Baseball’s Labor Relations Department, as a law clerk in the National Football League Management Council, and as a salary-arbitration extern with the Minnesota Twins.
While at Harvard, Ross won both the Paul C. Weiler Writing Prize (for sports & entertainment law) and the Legal Profession Paper Prize, while also serving as Co-Editor-In-Chief of the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law, Co-President of the Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law, and Executive Vice President of the Harvard Association for Law & Business. Ross is also a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, where he graduated first in his class, tying with one other student.