Attorney Philip Russell, Greenwich CT Defense Lawyer


Established in 1993, Philip Russell LLC is a respected law firm with consistent record of good results in local courts, Federal courts, and other jurisdictions. Effective advocacy in criminal and investigative cases, personal injury, civil rights and constitutional claims have distinguished the firm among lawyers in Southwestern Connecticut.

Over seventy-five per cent of the cases accepted by the firm annually are referrals from other attorneys, throughout Connecticut and metro-New York who have come to rely on the firm for thorough and first class investigation, representation, and advocacy.


Attorney Russell has earned an “AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5” (it’s highest rating) from the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™: Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell is the nation's premier peer review attorney rating service which evaluates lawyers and law firms.

Legal Ability ratings are based on performance in five key areas: Legal Knowledge, Analytical Capabilities, Judgment, Communication Ability and Legal Experience.


Attorney Russell has earned the highest rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 from, the nation’s largest Internet Lawyer referral service. mission is to provide a pertinent information to help better understand the law, make more informed personal legal choices and identify high quality legal representation.


Mr. Russell is consistently ranked as one of Connecticut’s “Top Lawyers” by all local publications in their annual review of Top Lawyers in Fairfield County.


Mr. Russell has frequently appeared on Major TV Networks and shows to provide his opinion, observations and commentary on the major Criminal Defense trials of the day. Some of these media outlets are: CourtTV, MSNBC and Dateline NBC.


Mr. Russell is an active participating member in various Legal industry associations, Including: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (CCDLA), Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) and the Greenwich Bar Association (GBA).


Mr. Russell’s successes are well documented in the headlines of the area’s local media outlets, as he provides remarkable results for his clients.

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