Jeffrey D. Russell

Jeffrey D. Russell: Attorney with Lambert Coffin
  • Shareholder at Lambert Coffin (12 Attorneys)
  • One Canal Plaza, Suite 400, P.O. Box 15215, Portland, ME 04101
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Jeff is a shareholder of the firm. He has cultivated extensive skills in several areas of civil litigation, and maintains a strong interest in:

Professional liability and medical malpractice

Product liability

Insurance coverage matters

Construction dispute resolution and litigation

Business and commercial disputes

General liability insurance defense

Social media law

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.

“ What has struck me the most about the firm is how I recognized instantaneously the quality of the people around me. In this environment, it is easy for me to approach my craft with a keenness for excellence and a sincere appreciation for the trust and well-being of our clients. ”

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.

Contributing Author, Unfair-Weather Friends: Social Networking and Pretrial
, Defense Research Institute, For the Defense, 2010.
Somewhere Under the Rainbow: The Journey Toward Charitable Property Tax
Exemption Solutions
28 Rev. Banking & Fin. L. 265 (2008).
Developments in Banking and Financial Law 2006-2007: III. Historical
Overview of State and Federal Regulation of Mortgage Lending
, 27
Rev. Banking & Fin. L. 12 (2008).


Selected for Super Lawyers
New England Rising Stars
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Recipient, Johns Hopkins University Student Excellence Award for Leadership and Service


Board Member, Board of Directors of Regional Transportation Program, Inc.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate & Small Business
  • Healthcare & Professional Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Products Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-337-1532  Phone
207.370.3009  Phone
University Attended:
Johns Hopkins University, B.A., with university honors, 2006
Law School Attended:
Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2009; Executive Editor, Review of; Banking and Financial Law
Year of First Admission:
United States Court of Appeals; United States District Court for the District of Maine; First Circuit; Massachusetts; Texas; Maine; United States Supreme Court


Defense Research Institute

Maine State Bar Association

Tri-State Defense Lawyers

Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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