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Ross Garber

Ross Garber represents institutional clients and individuals in government investigations, white collar criminal matters and high-stakes civil cases. ​His clients have included multi-national corporations, public agencies, and non-profits, as well as executives, public officials, and professionals. Among his clients have been five U.S. governors and one attorney general facing impeachment proceedings. 

Ross teaches a class on political investigations and impeachments at Tulane Law School and regularly provides legal commentary for CNN. Ross has conducted crisis management training for the National Governors' Association and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, investigations training for Congressional staff, and seminars for the Associated Press and Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) on covering high-profile investigations. He has conducted numerous training sessions for the U.S. Department of Commerce on issues related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). He is a contributing author of the book Ethical Standards in the Public Sector (ABA Press).

Ross was chief counsel to two governors of Connecticut. He has served as Chair of the Connecticut Judicial Review Council, which is responsible for the investigation and discipline of state judges, and was a member of the state’s Judicial Selection Commission. He was appointed by Chief Judges for the U.S. District Court to serve on Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panels and on the District’s Attorney Grievance Committee.

Ross was a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny.

Ross has been rated AV (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell and is regularly listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

Professional and Community Service 

  • Chairman of Board of Directors, Due Process Institute

  • Former Chair of Board of Directors, Connecticut Legal Services

  • Former Member, U.S. Department of Commerce District Export Council (appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce)

  • Former National Co-Chair, White Collar Crime Committee of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Former Regional Co-Chair, White Collar Crime Committee of the American Bar Association

  • Former Co-Chair, Public Corruption Subcommittee of the American Bar Association

  • Former Co-Chair, Transnational Crime Subcommittee of the American Bar Association

  • Member, Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Committee (appointed by Chief U.S. District Judge), 2014, 2015

  • Chair, Connecticut Judicial Review Council (appointed by Governor); 2007- 2010

  • Member, Connecticut Judicial Selection Commission (appointed by Governor), 2000 - 2002

  • Member, Executive Committee, Federal Practice Section of the Connecticut Bar Association

  • Member, Federal Grievance Committee (appointed by Chief U.S. District Judge) 2006 - 2012

  • Fellow, Connecticut Bar Foundation

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The Garber Group LLC is a full-service boutique law firm. We focus on representing individuals and institutions in government investigations, regulatory inquiries, and criminal proceedings. The firm also handles a wide range of high-stakes civil litigation, including cases brought by attorneys general and regulatory authorities.

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1300 I St NW, Suite 400E

Washington, D.C. 20005


100 Pearl St., 14th Floor

Hartford, Connecticut 06103


202-469-6770 (Washington, D.C.) 860-983-5145 (Connecticut)

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