Jason D Russell
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Jason Russell is head of Skadden’s Los Angeles office, representing a wide variety of clients in commercial litigation disputes in federal and state courts throughout the country as well as in international forums. He has earned a reputation as an adept litigator with particular experience litigating some of the most high-profile cases in the sports and entertainment field, as well as complex class actions. Mr. Russell has extensive experience in and takes an innovative approach to all aspects of complex litigation matters, ranging from jury trials and appellate arguments to mediation and arbitration.
Law clerk to the Hon. Frank X. Altimari, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; Los Angeles Business Journal recently recognized him as a Top Litigator and Trial Lawyer and named him to the LA500, recognizing the most influential people in Los Angeles.
Board Member, Public Counsel; Los Angeles County Bar Association, Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section; Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Los Angeles; American Bar Association; Board Member, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
Among other accolades, the Los Angeles Business Journal named him to the LA500, recognizing the most influential people in Los Angeles, every year since 2020 and as a Top Litigator and Trial Lawyer in Los Angeles in 2021 and 2019; a Stand-Out Lawyer by Thomson Reuters in 2023; a 2021 Legal Visionary by Los Angeles and Orange County Business of Law magazine; and named a Top Antitrust Lawyer in 2021.
J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1993 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Business Law Review); A.B., Occidental College, 1990 (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)