David Russell's work primarily focuses on white-collar defense. He also regularly writes on matters of criminal and administrative law, and his work can be seen in numerous law reviews and blogs. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Russell clerked for the Honorable Thomas L. Parker of the Western District of Tennessee. He graduated from Cornell Law School and served on the senior boards of the Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy and Moot Court team.


First Circuit Resolves Dispute Between Relators Under First-To-File Bar (pdf)
Government Contracting Law Report
Hit in the Wallet—Tenth Circuit Affirms Attorneys' Fees Award of More Than $90,000 Against Unsuccessful Relator
Qui Notes: Unlocking the False Claims Act
Lose Your Case? You Can Still Sue . . . for the Government
Qui Notes: Unlocking the False Claims Act
A Gunfight Between Two Relators—and the First-to-File Bar Catches Shrapnel
Qui Notes: Unlocking the False Claims Act
Twin Visa FCA Cases Reach Different Results With Same Judge
Qui Notes: Unlocking the False Claims Act


  • JD, Cornell Law School, 2017
  • BA, University of Iowa, 2009
  • New York
  • US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • US District Court, Western District of Tennessee, The Honorable Thomas L. Parker

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