|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 New England Super Lawyers||Law & Politics Magazine||2009|
|Chambers Notable Practitioner - Labor & Employment||Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business||2009|
|Notable Practitioner - Labor & Employment||Chambers USA: Americaâ€™s Leading Lawyers for Business||2008|
|Top 100 New England Super Lawyers||Law & Politics Magazine||2008|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2007|
|Notable Practitioner - Labor and Employment||Chambers USA: Americaâ€™s Leading Lawyers for Business||2007|
|Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers||Law & Politics Magazine||2006|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2005|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2004|
|Founding Partner||Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch and Ford, LLP||1988 - Present|
|N/A||Burns & Levinson, LLP||1977 - 1988|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|International Association of Defense Counsel||N/A||1996 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||1978 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||N/A||1977 - Present|
|Boston Bar Association||N/A||1977 - Present|
|Massamont Insurance Agency, Inc. v. Utica Mutual Insurance Company||Summary judgment affirmed by First Circuit|
|Commerce Insurance v. Quality Insulation||After a three day trial, the Court directed a verdict for Quality.|
|Underwriters at LLoyd's v. National Instalment Insurance Services, Inc.||Denial of almost all relief sought in $7MM case.|
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|Defense Counsel Journal||Defending Your Client's Choice of Forum||1999|
|Boston College Law School||N/A||JD - Juris Doctorate, Magna Cum Laude||1977|
|Harvard College||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude||1974|
Posted by anonymous
I have had representation from Russ in 2 cases recently regarding employment contracts. My experience with Russ is that he listens with profound openness, advises from a place of competence, compassion, and extensive depth of knowledge, and then allows the client to make her own decisions. After sharing with Russ my wishes, and the context for my path forward, he has been incredibly supportive, staying committed to what I am committed to - not just the "what" but the "how". Classy, professional, diligent, full of integrity he inspires trust and confidence. His heart and head are completely committed. I highly recommend Russ. He has become such a blessing in my life.
Posted by anonymous
I was very lucky to be represented by Russell in an employment-related case this past year. In a highly stressful matter, Russell was not only completely thorough, competent, and professional in his representation of me, but he was also incredibly personable and compassionate during what he knew was a very difficult time for me. Even though my case happened at one of the busiest times in Russell's year, he seemed to be personally invested in the outcome of my case, and made me feel like I was his only client. He is incredibly responsive, and is both thorough and thoughtful in all of his correspondence. His expertise and his honest approach with me and the case put me instantly at ease. I highly recommend Russell Conn, and will continue to depend on his legal guidance moving forward.
Posted by anonymous
I have had the pleasure of working with Russell Conn since 2004. Russell and his firm have provided counsel to me both professionally and personally. I have relied on his expertise in employment law to support my search firm, Tomer Search Group, Inc. since it's inception in 2004. His firm was instrumental in the negotiation and creation of a complicated partnership agreement. His firm has also represented my family interests as well. In every instance, Russell and his firm have demonstrated their incredible talent and have represented me to my complete satisfaction.
On a personal level, Russ is pleasant, accommodating and calm under pressure. He is responsive and available 24/7. He is easy to engage and takes the time to understand not only the legal issues but the personal nuances as well.
Russell has won my respect, my business and most importantly, my trust.
Michael Pezza, Litigation Attorney
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
I have known Russ Conn for almost thirty years. We have been opposing counsel in two complex construction cases, and I have had the opportunity to observe Russ in other professional settings. Quite simply, Russ is one of the finest lawyers I know, and I have great respect for him. He is an exceptionally intelligent, skilled, diligent, and personable lawyer; his work reflects a combination of substantive knowledge, effective strategy, sound judgment, and common sense. Russ’s character and ethics are beyond reproach. In addition to being an excellent lawyer, Russ is as good a person as you could hope to find. If I were in need of legal counsel, Russ would be my first choice, and I recommend him without reservation.