With more than 30 years of experience, Russ is one of the most experienced public finance tax lawyers in California. Russ has represented virtually every type of entity permitted to borrow funds on a tax-exempt basis, ranging from governmental entities and non-profit organizations to for-profit developers of low-income housing and small manufacturers. Russ has assisted public finance clients involved in Internal Revenue Service audits, and has provided assistance to various types of organizations in seeking or retaining non-profit or governmental tax-exempt status.
- National Association of Bond Lawyers
- American Bar Association
- Cultural Institutions and Foundations
- Health Care
- Higher Education
- Power and Renewable Energy
- Public Buildings
- Solid Waste
- University of Southern California, B.S.
- University of Santa Clara, J.D.
- New York University, LL.M., Taxation
- New York
- US District Court, Northern District of California
- 9th Circuit Court of Appeals