Mr. Russ is a skilled litigator, with an established record of success for his clients in both jury trials and arbitrations. He cultivated his trial skills through countless trials as a criminal defense lawyer, which gives him an edge in the civil arena. He has presented to colleagues on evidentiary issues, and has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine the last three consecutive years. He has been recognized by both the National Trial Lawyers Association and the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the top 40 under 40 trial lawyers in Washington State. He has litigated a wide array of disputes through resolution including complex public works construction disputes, real estate disputes, commercial disputes, trade secret claims, partnership disputes, civil rights violations, and serious personal injury matters. He represents a wide variety of clients including construction companies, real estate developers, small business owners, franchise owners and individuals.