Richard Russell has over 39 years of experience in a broad range of commercial litigation, involving antitrust, securities, banking, bankruptcy and a variety of contract law issues, including financial guarantees. For the past several years, Mr. Russell’­s practice has concentrated on insurance coverage litigation. He joined D’Amato & Lynch in 1984 and became a partner in 1986. Mr. Russell is presently of counsel to the Firm.  Mr. Russell is AV Preeminent’† Peer Review Rated’´.


59 Maiden Lane, 40th Floor
New York, NY 10038

Bar admission

New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
U.S. Court of Appeals Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit


University of Notre Dame 1964, B.S.E.E.

Notre Dame Law School 1972, J.D.

Employment History

U.S. Air Force, Active Duty, 1965-1969
Shearman & Sterling, New York, NY, 1972-1981
King, Ballou & Little, Nashville, Tenn., 1981-1983
McDowell Enterprises, Nashville, Tenn., 1983

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