Adrienne N. Russell

Adrienne N. Russell

Of Counsel

Adrienne’s practice focuses on litigation, transactional, and compliance matters involving business and commercial law, real estate, commercial leasing, automotive and equipment product liability, personal injury defense, contracts, warranty, fraud, deceptive trade practices, intellectual property, and copyright and trademark registration.

Before joining the firm in 2011, Adrienne served a two-year term as a judicial clerk in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. During that time, she gained extensive hands-on experience in federal court practice and procedure. Her responsibilities included legal research and writing to determine the disposition of pre-trial motions, and she was responsible for guiding each case to its conclusion. After her judicial clerkship, she gained significant experience as a trial attorney for another Dallas-based law firm.

Telephone: 214.346.3768
Fax: 214.267.4268
8750 N. Central Expy.
Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75231

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
    University of Texas, J.D. (with Honors) 2007
    • President's Endowed Scholarship in Law
    • Texas Leader Law Scholarship
    • Thurgood Marshall Legal Society

    Midwestern State University, B.B.A. 2003
    • Student Ambassador
    • President's Honor Roll
    • Student Mentor: Boys and Girls Clubs of America
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
  • Honors & Awards
    • Recognized as a Lawyer of Color in the Lawyers of Color Southwest Region Hot List, 2014
  • Professional Affiliations & Activities
    • State Bar of Texas, Web Services Committee
    • Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA)
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • Defense Research Institute
    • JL Turner Legal Association
    • Federal Bar Association

"Being nice and being strong aren’t mutually exclusive; either approach can lead to a successful outcome."

A Love for Arts

When not practicing law, Adrienne pursues a number of artistic interests, including sketching, drawing and sculpting. She also plays the flute, piano and bass guitar.