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Louis A. Russo

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Lou Russo of Lurie|Strupinsky, LLP is an accomplished business lawyer, arbitrator, professor and author with nearly 15 years of legal experience and training from the best and the brightest legal minds at the nation's preeminent AmLaw100 business law firms including Proskauer Rose, Winston & Strawn, and Alston & Bird.

Lou advises and works closely with clients on all legal issues serving as outside general counsel to many. He negotiates and drafts business contracts, helps business owners buy and sell businesses, as well as navigate pre-suit negotiations, mediation, arbitration of business disputes, and federal and state court litigation of which often include a breach of contract and related allegations of fraud and other tortious conduct. Lou works to resolve business disputes and partnership disagreements before litigation becomes necessary.

Drawing upon his significant experience, Lou Russo also serves as arbitrator in FINRA and American Arbitration Association - Consumer matters and also teaches commercial arbitration as an adjunct law professor of law.


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D. - 2007
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Vice President, Moot Court Board
  • Villanova University
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Biology

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2007
  • New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2008
  • District of Columbia, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of the District of Columbia

Current Employment Position

  • Of Counsel


  • Super Lawyers ​New York Metro, Super Lawyer 2022, Rising Star 2017-2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Client Champion (Platinum) 2020-2022
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • Better Business Bureau Accredited A Rating

Past Lists

  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list