Ross M. Williamson


Ross practices municipal law, helping local governments carry out their responsibilities while being good stewards of the public’s money. His years of experience help him provide practical legal advice, delivered in a practical way, to clients throughout Oregon. From general governance issues to specific details of contracts, Ross is responsive, knowledgeable, friendly and accessible. He is a member of the Oregon and Washington bars and is admitted to practice in the federal courts. He has advised clients through all aspects of litigation at both the state and federal court levels. He joined Local Government Law Group in 2009.


The advancement and professionalism of attorneys is important to Ross. He is active in the Oregon State Bar, serving in the House of Delegates. He is past chair of the Oregon New Lawyers Division and is a member of the Oregon City Attorneys Association. Ross is a Northwest native. He enjoys hiking, camping, cooking and traveling with his wife and two children.


J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Oregon School of Law (2001)
B.A., political science and economics, Western Washington University (1995)

Practice Areas

  • Government Law
  • Land Use
  • Public Contracting
  • Intergovernmental Agreements
  • Public Records Law
  • Public Meetings Law
  • Risk Analysis