Gail Ross focuses on the legal aspects of publishing and media law. Along with Karen Post, she advises clients on copyright, libel, trademark, electronic publishing, and licensing issues. A frequent writer and lecturer on publishing and the law, she is the co-author of The Writer’s Lawyer (Times Books, 1989), a definitive, practical guide to the law for writers and editors. Gail also serves as founder and president of the Ross Yoon Agency (see; in this role she negotiates with major publishers and producers in the sales and distribution of literary properties and their video, audio, film, and other rights.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1980
  • Tufts, B.A., 1977



Bar admission:

  • District of Columbia




  • The Writer’s Lawyer (Times Books, 1989)




  • Faculty Member, the Practising Law Institute