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Russell Kruse

Personal. Practical. Experienced.
  • Business Law, Personal Injury
  • California, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
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Born in the Midwest, Russell Kruse has more than six years of civil litigation experience. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland, California and the District of Columbia. Russell has practiced civil litigation based in both Central and Northern Virginia. He brings a balanced perspective based on his past experience to provide the best possible representation of his clients. He particularly enjoys advising small business owners on the myriad of issues that all businesses face.

Washington and Lee University School of Law
J.D. (2009)
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Saint Louis University
B.A. (2006) | Psychology
Honors: summa cum laude
Activities: Sigma Tau Gamma, Omicron Delta Kappy, Psi Chi
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Professional Experience
The Paullin Law Firm
- Current
General civil litigation practice with an emphasis on advising businesses of all sizes as well as personal injury litigation.
Associate Attorney
Hunton & Williams LLP
Represented multiple Fortune 500 companies in mass tort and product liability litigation in jurisdictions throughout the United States. Served as national coordinating counsel in asbestos litigation. Provided strategic pre-market litigation risk analysis for product manufacturers, including guidance on potential risks of product or manufacturing changes, regulatory compliance, investigations, acquisitions, and litigation avoidance. Pro Bono Activities: Legal Aid and Justice Housing Clinic, HW Charlottesville Office Housing Clinic, and assisted clients with DACA Renewal Applications.
Associate Attorney
Leach Travell Britt pc
Associate attorney supporting two litigation partners practicing business litigation, contract/employment disputes, and landlord-tenant disputes by: practicing general state and federal civil litigation, drafting pleadings, drafting motions/demurrers and oppositions, drafting and responding to discovery requests, conducting legal research, drafting legal memoranda, supervising large scale document reviews (400,000+ documents), conducting large scale privilege reviews (5,000+ documents), managing remote and on-site document review teams, serving as point-of-contact for e-discovery vendors, managing deposition preparation processes (30+ deponent litigation), compiling (2,000+ entry log) and challenging privilege logs.
Associate Attorney
Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman
Practiced general state and federal civil insurance defense litigation, performed motions practice, drafted and responded to discovery requests, took and defended depositions, participated in alternative dispute resolution, drafted pleadings/answers/demurrers, conducted legal research, and drafted memoranda.
Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar  # 78711
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District of Columbia
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
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Contact & Map
575 Southlake Blvd.
Suite A
Richmond, VA 23236
Telephone: (804) 423-7423