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Mr. Russell is principally involved in medical malpractice litigation, including the defense of physicians, hospitals, surgery centers, long term care facilities and dentists.  He also represents health care providers and hospitals in all aspects of healthcare law, including administrative and licensing actions.


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1996)
  • University of Miami School of Law (2000)


  • Florida Bar (2000)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Memberships and Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management

Reported Cases

  • Seay Towing, Inc. v. Zilber, 816 So. 2d 636 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2002)
  • Leigh v. Garcia, M.D., et al., 958 So. 2d 941 (Fla. 4th DCA 2007)
  • Machiela v. Florida Board of Optometry, 995 So. 2d 1168 (Fla. 4th DCA 2008)
  • Johnson v. Mental Health Management, et al., 3 So. 3d 336 (Fla. 4th DCA 2009)
  • Salazar v. Fountainhead Care Center, 2010 WL 5313497 (S.D. Fla. 2010)