Ross M. Hussey


Ross’s practice areas include insurance coverage disputes, construction defect litigation, corporate litigation, community association law, and general corporate representation.

Ross has a unique background.  Prior to joining Smith Jadin Johnson, Ross spent over three years specializing in construction litigation where he primary handled large and complex construction defect cases on behalf of property owners and associations.  In many of these cases, Ross would represent his clients against a national companies.  Despite constantly being outnumbered in the courtroom, Ross has had tremendous success, including securing seven figure settlements for his clients and winning at jury trial.

Ross also has a business and entrepreneurial side.  He is a co-founder and former general counsel of Minnesota Medical Solutions, one of the two medical cannabis companies to be awarded a license to produce and distribute cannabis to medical patients in the state of Minnesota.  The work involved with obtaining the Minnesota license and launching the company was extensive and included corporate structuring, fundraising, government relations, media relations, real estate transactions, union relations and employment matters.   

Throughout his career Ross has also handled many different legal matters, which include business disputes, business transactions, civil rights litigation, criminal cases and employment disputes.  Ross has represented clients in state court, federal court and at the appellate level. 

In his free time, Ross enjoys spending time with his wife and two very active young boys.  He also enjoys playing hockey, skiing and going through the constant emotional turmoil of being a Vikings fan. 


Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2006
  • Wisconsin, 2017
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • B.A. - 2001
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star (Thomson Reuters), 2013-2015, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota School Board Association – Counsel of School Attorneys
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association
Ross M Hussey