Elizabeth K. Russo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Miami, FL

Russo Appellate Firm, P.A.
 | 7300 North Kendall Dr, Suite 600
Miami, FL 33156
Phone: 305-666-4660
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate
Attorney Profile

Attorney Elizabeth K. Russo is the managing partner of Russo Appellate Firm, P.A., a law firm in Miami, Florida. Ms. Russo and the firm work with appeals and litigation support in a variety of legal areas, including admiralty law, class actions, commercial disputes, construction litigation, insurance coverage and extra-contractual litigation, mass torts, medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, securities litigation, wrongful death and more.

She has more than 35 years of experience as a lawyer, and has been working with appeals cases for more than 30 years. She represents clients in Miami-Dade County, throughout Florida and nationwide.

Before earning her law degree, Ms. Russo attended Wellesley College in Massachusetts and graduated cum laude from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She later attended the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida, where she was a member of the University of Miami Law Review and graduated cum laude. She has been licensed to practice in the state of Florida since 1978.

Ms. Russo is also admitted to practice before a number of Florida appellate courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th and 11th circuits and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Recognized for her knowledge, experience and professionalism, Ms. Russo has been rated AV Preeminent,* the highest possible rating, by the peer review service Martindale-Hubbell. She has also been featured in the publication "The Best Lawyers in America" for many years.

Active in professional organizations, Ms. Russo is a member of The Florida Bar and belongs to the organization's Appellate Practice Section. She has also served as the chair of The Florida Bar's Board of Legal Specialization and Education and participated as the liaison to the board's Florida Appellate Practice Certification Committee.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Appellate (100%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Appellate: Appeals


Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Elizabeth Russo

Admitted: 1978, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.russoappeals.com/lawyer/Elizabeth_K._Russo,_Manag...

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyer, 2007 - 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2006 - 2016
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Appellate Practice Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Standard Jury Instruction Committee, 2009
  • Florida Bar Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section, Member
  • Liaison, Florida Appellate Practice Certification Committee
  • Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, Former Chair
  • Florida District Courts of Appeals
  • United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal
  • United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal
  • United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeal
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
  • United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
  • United States Second Circuit Court of Appeal
  • United States First Circuit Court of Appeal
  • Florida Supreme Court
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Florida, 1978

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • University of Miami Law Review, Editor, 1976 - 1978

Educational Background:

  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York B.A., Bachelor of Arts, 1975
  • Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts
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Office Location for Elizabeth K. Russo

7300 North Kendall Dr
Suite 600
Miami, FL 33156

Phone: 305-666-4660


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Last Updated: 6/6/2016

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