Posted: 11:28 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Education: Dartmouth College, bachelor’s degree, 1977; Emory University School of Law, 1980.
Professional: Practiced with three law firms, including Hunton & Williams, where he was managing partner for four years. In 2002, he founded the Kevin Ross Group, which combines a law practice with political consulting and public affairs work.
Political: Managed more than a dozen successful political campaigns for Democratic elected officials including U.S. Reps. John Lewis and David Scott, former Atlanta Mayors Bill Campbell and Maynard Jackson, and DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis.
About the DeKalb corruption probe
A special grand jury was convened under DeKalb District Attorney Robert James early last year to investigate allegations of corruption involving contracts in DeKalb County’s water and sewer department. By law, special grand jury deliberations are conducted in secret. But clues have emerged to what its focus might be in search warrants the district attorney has executed and witnesses that have been called. Here are the key developments so far.
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