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Marilla Lane Ross, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts, 1982, District of Columbia, 1988, California 1988. Member Beverly Hills Bar Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American Bar Association (entertainment committee), National Bar Association, Pi Sigma Alpha.

Background

Ross, Marilla Lane was born on June 4, 1958 in Monticello, New York, United States. Daughter of Laywola Shoyinka and Ruth (Nottage) Ross.

Education

Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Northeastern University, 1982. ML in Taxation, Georgetown University, 1983.

Career

Law clerk Philadelphia Common Pleas Court, 1975, United States House Representatives, Washington, 1976, Employment Law Center, San Francisco, 1980, Texas Attorney General, Austin, 1981, United States Court Appeals 3d circuit, Philadelphia, 1981-1982, Ropes and Gray, Boston, 1982. Attorney tax division United States Department Justice, Washington, 1983-1987. Associate Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin and Kahn, 1987-1988.

Senior associate Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz, Los Angeles, 1988-1989. Attorney motion pictures, business affairs Walt Disney Studios, Burbank, California, 1989-1991. Executive vice president business and legal affairs Synergy Entertainment Group, Beverly Hills, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts, 1982, District of Columbia, 1988, California 1988.

Membership

Member Beverly Hills Bar Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American Bar Association (entertainment committee), National Bar Association, Pi Sigma Alpha.

Connections

father:
Laywola Shoyinka Ross

mother:
Ruth (Nottage) Ross