Russ is an experienced litigator with a focus on antitrust and unfair competition disputes, venture capital and other complex litigation, particularly in the technology sector. He has represented industry-leading clients, including Microsoft, LinkedIn, Netflix, Zillow, and others, in federal and state court, and in arbitration proceedings.
Russ is also committed to pro bono legal work and community service. He was counsel in the successful Alien Tort Statute case against one of the assassins of Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was murdered in El Salvador in 1980. He is currently representing a parent and child separated at the Southern border, has represented former Guantanamo detainees pursuing damages for torture and unlawful detention, and was amicus counsel for a group of Canadian and international human rights organizations and scholars in the U.S. Supreme Court in Arar v. Ashcroft.
The following is a sample of his notable clients and cases.
Cyber and Insurance