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Chuck Ross is part of the Litigation team at Powell & Edwards, where he leads the firm’s Technology Litigation Practice.  With over 22 years of trial experience, Mr. Ross’ practice is focused on complex litigation related to technology and data privacy as well as municipal representation, zoning actions, government investigations and white-collar defense.  He has particular experience in matters involving trade secrets, data breaches, restrictive employment covenants and corporate investigations.  He has also argued before both the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia on numerous occasions.

Prior to joining Powell & Edwards, Mr. Ross was an Assistant District Attorney in Gwinnett County, where he served as the Chief of the White Collar Division.  He has been featured on Dateline NBC, 48 Hours, Forensic Files and Solved.

Mr. Ross received his Juris Doctor degree from Ohio Northern University, Claude W. Pettit School of Law, where he served as the Lead Articles Editor of the Law Review.  He also holds a Masters Degree in Political Science from Eastern Kentucky University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Kentucky.

He is a Past President of the Gwinnett County Bar Association and served as Chair of the Technology Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.  He was appointed by the President of the State Bar of Georgia to serve as a member of the State Bar’s Commission on E-Filing. Mr. Ross and his family are very active in the community, particularly volunteering at Gwinnett Church in Sugar Hill.

Practice Areas:

  • Business Litigation

  • Local Government Law

  • Government Investigations

  • Privacy & Data Security

  • White Collar Defense

  • Zoning

Education, Professional and Civic Association

  • Ohio Northern University, Claude W. Pettit School of Law, JD 1996

  • Eastern Kentucky University, MA Political Science, 1992

  • University of Kentucky, B.S. 1990

  • Chair Emeritus, State Bar of Georgia Technology Law Section

  • Past President, Gwinnett County Bar Association

  • Leadership Gwinnett, Class of 2017

  • Board Member, Gwinnett Technical College, CIS Advisory Board