Russ is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and serves as the firm’s managing partner. Russ engages in the practice of general corporate and contract law, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and initial public offerings (IPO). He acts as general counsel to a variety of public and private corporations.
Russ received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and his B.A. from Rutgers University.
Russ is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association.
Russ is a current member of The Columbus Partnership and Ohio Business Roundtable. He was previously the Board President for The Columbus Regional Information Service and a former Columbus Museum of Art trustee. He is also an honorary trustee for Goodwill Industries and Columbus Council on World Affairs.