Andrew Ross is a senior attorney on Varner & Brandt's Business Litigation Team primarily focussing on labor and employment matters. He has defended and settled numerous wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, and executive compensation cases. As a member of Varner & Brandt’s litigation team, Andrew’s interest in unique legal issues has involved him in a wide variety of other legal matters in both State and Federal court, including defending Proposition 65 claims, prosecution of eminent domain actions, defending disability access claims, obtaining injunctive relief barring solicitors from private retail property, and defending business clients against collection claims by both banks and private creditors. His breadth of experience in different legal areas provides him with a unique legal perspective.
Before joining Varner & Brandt, Andrew was staff counsel for Travelers Insurance, specializing in construction defect claims. His past experience as insurance defense counsel helps Andrew work with clients to not only resolve their current problem as efficiently as possible, but also allows him to advise as to best practices to avoid future legal problems.
Andrew’s twin passions outside work are education and animals rights. He is currently President of the School Board of All Saints’ Carden Academy in Riverside and is involved with the Animal Legal Defense Fund. He has also provided pro bono services to Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue and Border Collie Rescue of Southern California.
Community Involvement & Pro Bono
- Animal Legal Defense Fund
- Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue
- Border Collie Rescue of Southern California
- University of California, Davis, School of Law, JD, 1999
- Oberlin College, Ohio, BA, 1987
- American Bar Association
- The State Bar of California
- Riverside County Bar Association
- United States District Court (Central District of California)
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