James Edward Russell

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Phone: 502-242-4882

Email: [email protected]

James's practice focuses primarily on complex business litigation. He has represented clients in class action disputes, insurance disputes, and FINRA arbitrations.

James also has experience with intellectual property disputes, including trademark infringement, unfair competition, and the right of publicity.

Prior to joining the firm, James worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Thomas B. Russell, United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. During that time, James worked on both civil and criminal matters.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Business Litigation
  • 10% Intellectual Property
  • 15% Media Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


  • Kentucky, 2019
  • Indiana, 2018


  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2018
    • Honors: CALI highest grade awards: Lawyering Skills, Advanced Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Employment Law, Criminal Procedure.
    • Law Review: University of Louisville Law Review , Articles Selection Editor, 2017 - 2018
  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • LL.B.
  • University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • B.A. - 2014
    • Major: English Literature

Honors and Awards

  • Five CALI Awards - Adv. Civ. Pro., I. P., Crim Pro., Empl. Law, Lawyering Skills

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Judiciary, Judicial Law Clerk, 2018 - 2019


  • English