Elle Ross serves as Government Relations Counsel at SHEPHERD. She also concurrently serves as legislative counsel and Manager of Army Programs at the National Guard Association advocating for operational reserve forces. Prior to coming to Capitol Hill, Ross worked on veterans issues at a local law firm. On the hill, Ross has worked for Rep. Peter King, NY-02, and the office of Rep. Pete Sessions, TX-32. She served Sessions, the chairman of the Rules Committee, as legislative counsel and handled the legislative portfolios on military, defense and healthcare. Ross earned a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) in national security and U.S. foreign relations law from George Washington University Law before starting her career in Washington, D.C. She has also previously worked at Harris Corporation in the government relations division in addition to her time at the McChrystal Group LLC consulting firm. She earned her Juris Doctorate Degree (J.D.) from New England School of Law, Boston in 2012.
Ross is a licensed attorney in the District of Columbia and judge advocate in the Army Reserves.