Russell is a civil litigator with over forty years of experience trying cases in both state and federal courts, including many successful jury trials. His practice focuses on insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, business litigation, professional liability, employment, and construction. He also frequently represents executives concerning the negotiation of employment and severance agreements and related litigation matters. As an integral member of the firm’s management team, Russell serves on the Management Committee and as co-chair of the Commercial Litigation and Professional Liability Groups.
With the maturation and development of his practice, Russell serves a number of large and small businesses as a principal outside advisor on a multitude of legal matters, including corporate and contract, employment, regulatory, and litigation. He also acts as national litigation counsel for a major professional liability insurer for which he has appeared in twenty-two states.
Russell is a member of the Hingham Personnel Board, where he is responsible for the town’s employee relations, union negotiations, and personnel policies.