Marc S. Russo

Marc S. Russo

Offices: New York
Of Counsel

After obtaining considerable trial experience as an assistant district attorney, Marc developed an extensive background in the defense of personal injury and property damage cases.

He is widely traveled within the Western Hemisphere, and speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

Education
1973 B.A., Anthropology and History from the University of Pittsburgh
1978 J.D., George Washington University
Experience
Assistant District Attorney, Kings County 1978-1986
Diamon, Dutmon and Costello, Insurance Defense Litigation 1986-1994
Marshall, Conway and Wright, Insurance Defense Litigation 1994-1996
Law Offices of Charles J. Siegel, Defense Litigation of Staff
CNA Insurance Company, Counsel 1996-2010
Admissions
United States Supreme Court
New York State Bar
United States District Court Eastern District of New York
United States District Court Southern District of New York

News Insights

February 23, 2021

New York's New Amended Uniform Court Rules: How to Make Them Your Friend

This program will address the implementation of significant amendments to the Uniform Court Rules for the Trial Courts of the State of New York. The program will focus on the most important rule changes that will materially affect the day to day practice in the Civil Trial Courts. The course will not only focus on the changes but how to best adjust your practice habits to be in compliance.

February 5, 2021

Lee-David Weiner Wins Summary Judgment On Behalf Of A Project Manager In A Trip And Fall On The Side

Mr. Weiner wins summary judgment In Stakey v. Town of Riverhead et al. Suffolk County Index No: 15-00089. The Court in an 8-page decision held that our client did not perform any work on the subject sidewalk and was not responsible for the safety or means and methods of each individual contractor pursuant to the contract between our client and the subcontractor performing the work.

January 29, 2021

Employing Generally Accepted Principles of Neuroscience and Memory in the Legal Field to Address False Eyewitness Testimony Through Trial

On May 12, 2015, a suspect who attacked an NYPD officer with a hammer was shot by police in the middle of the day, on a crowded Midtown Manhattan street. There were multiple eyewitnesses to the incident. Almost all of the witness reports were incorrect. Several people inaccurately reported that the police officers shot an unarmed man while he was on the ground and handcuffed. The incident was recorded on surveillance video, documenting the suspect attacking one of the officers with a hammer and that officer''s partner then shooting the man while he was in the midst of the attack.