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Michael P. Ross
Michael P. Ross is Of Counsel for Prince Lobel.
Mike has been a member of the Boston City Council since 1999, most recently serving as the Councilâ€™s president. His district spans from Beacon Hill to Mission Hill, where he currently lives.
As an elected representative, Mike has faced a number of interesting and complex issues. For example, early in his political career, he fought for the preservation of Fenway Park. More recently, Mike authored the law restoring balance in residential communities neighboring universities. He helped bring physical education back into several Boston public schools, and he has championed the opening and revival of elementary schools in underserved neighborhoods. Mike also led the effort to create a first-of-its-kind training and education center in the heart of the Longwood Medical Area.
As a city councilor, Mike opposed a costly contract between the firefighters union and the city, involving a labor expert from MIT who helped saved Boston taxpayers $45 million.
Mike has an outlook that extends beyond City Hall. He has led several delegations to visit and learn from successes in New York City and Los Angeles. Most recently, Mike partnered with the city of Cambridge to discuss how the Boston region can most successfully foster economic development.
Mike is a first-generation American. His father, Stephan Ross, a Holocaust survivor of ten concentration camps, was rescued from Dachau by American soldiers. Mike holds a bachelor's degree from Clark University in Worcester, an MBA from Boston University, and a law degree from Suffolk University.
- Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2007
- Boston University, MBA, 2001
- Clark University, B.A., 1993