Russ has deep experience in a wide range of business issues, including bankruptcy and other commercial litigation, real property transactions, leases, and complex issues involving shareholder disputes and fiduciary representation, including receiverships and trustees. He frequently helps clients with statutory issues, LLC member disputes, easements, boundary line disputes, and other business concerns.
Russ routinely speaks and trains others on practice issues relating to creditors' rights, bankruptcy, and insolvency matters. He serves on the Debtor-Creditor Executive Committee for the Washington State Bar and has served on the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section Executive Committee. He serves as a delegate to the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates and has served since its inception. Russ was also selected to be a lawyer representative for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in 2011. He serves as a Trustee for the Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Washington.