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Jeffrey D. Russell

Litigation Attorney at Portland, ME

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  • State Years
    Massachusetts - MA 14 years
    Maine - ME 14 years
    Texas - TX 7 years
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State MA
    Acquired 2009
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State ME
    Acquired 2009
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 7 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2017
    Not Eligible to Practice - Administrative Suspension No misconduct found

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Jeff is a shareholder of Lambert Coffin. He has cultivated extensive skills in several areas of civil litigation, while focusing on professional liability and medical malpractice, product liability, insurance coverage matters, business and commercial disputes, and general liability insurance defense, among other areas.  

He has tried cases in state court, federal district court, and before federal administrative tribunals, and has considerable expertise in all aspects of a case leading up to trial. Jeff has practical sensibilities and a keen mind for strategy, and always maintains thoughtful focus on his client's best interests, bottom line, and case resolution goals.  In addition to his litigation expertise, Jeff also represents businesses and individuals in various non-litigation contexts, including entity formation, structure, contracts, general business advice, and other matters.

Jeff is deeply absorbed in the legal world both in Maine and on a national basis through engagement with bar associations and organizations, and he remains closely connected with the Portland community through board positions and other activities. He has been selected by his colleagues as a Super Lawyer Rising Star every year since 2012.  He has a strong interest in technology and the law, and is constantly seeking to use innovative approaches to improve his own practice and the lives and work of his clients. 

During his tenure at Boston University School of Law, Jeff Served as an Executive Editor for the Review of Banking and Financial Law, and worked at the Washington D.C. administrative headquarters of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in the Office of General Counsel assisting the litigation group in preparing for hearings and depositions in FINRA member disputes.  Jeff was born and raised in Littleton, Colorado.  He currently resides in Scarborough, Maine, where he remains a passionate advocate for Denver sports teams and the West.


Lambert Coffin
One Canal Plaza
Suite 400
Portland, ME, 04112-5215


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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney/Shareholder
  • Lambert Coffin
  • 2009 - Present


  • Boston University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2006


  • Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association
  • Maine Vice-Chair
  • 2017 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute
  • 2009 - Present
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • 2009 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
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  • Defense Research Institute, For the Defense
  • Unfair-Weather Friends: Social Networking and Pretrial Discovery
  • 2010
  • Annual Review of Banking and Financial Law
  • Somewhere Under the Rainbow: The Journey Toward Charitable Property Tax Exemption Solutions
  • 2008
  • Annual Review of Banking and Financial Law
  • Developments in Banking and Financial Law 2006-2007: III. Historical Overview of State and Federal Regulation of Mortgage Lending
  • 2008

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Portland Litigation Lawyer Jeffrey D. Russell
Jeffrey D. Russell
Litigation Attorney
Portland, ME
Licensed for 14 years