Russell M. Yankwitt

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  • Partner at Yankwitt LLP (9 Attorneys)
  • 140 Grand Street, Suite 705, White Plains, NY 10601
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Note Editor, Cornell International Law Journal, 1996. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Cardozo Law School, 2004-2009. Assistant U.S. Attorney: Southern District of New York, 2001-2008; Inn of Court; Second Circuit Committee.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Premises Liability Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
914-610-4378  Phone
914-686-1500  Phone
914-801-5930  Fax
University Attended:
Connecticut College, B.A., magna cum laude
Law School Attended:
Cornell University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1996
Year of First Admission:
2016, United States Supreme Court; 1999, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 2008, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; 2003, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 2012, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 2000, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 2012, Connecticut; 1997, New York; 2011, Pennsylvania; 2017, New Jersey; 2017, U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 2016, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Federal Bar Council (Chair, Membership Committee; Founder and Chair, Westchester Committee).
Birth Information:
New York, New York
Reported Cases:
McKoy v. Potter, 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 6098 (2d Cir. N.Y., Apr. 1, 2004); Brooks Provisions LLC v. 25 Mad Liquidation CPA, P.C., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30679, March 21, 2011; Cain v. Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92434, July 3, 2012; KDW Restructuring & Liquidation Servs. LLC v. Greenfield, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81459, June 11, 2012; United States v. Sage, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67560; 98 A.F.T.R.2d (RIA) 7448, September 19, 2006; Cohen v. CHLN, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16349; 26 Am. Disabilities Cas. (BNA) 244, February 8, 2012; McAdams v. United States, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42575, June 22, 2006; Projects Unlimited, Inc. v. All Tech Elecs., Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4636, January 20, 2010; United States ex rel. Anti-Discrimination Ctr. of Metro N.Y., Inc. v. Westchester County, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69311 (S.D.N.Y., May 17, 2012); Kimya v. United States Customs Serv., 2002 U.S. App. LEXIS 12232, June 18, 2002; United States v. DiPaolo, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90980, December 15, 2006; McKoy v. United States Postal Serv., 98 Fed. Appx. 28; 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 6098, April 1, 2004; Monsalve v. Parks, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11110, June 20, 2002; Wright v. Stern, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26075 (S.D.N.Y., Dec. 23, 2004); Soffer v. United States, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9497; 89 A.F.T.R.2d (RIA) 1868, March 20, 2002; Woods v. Potter, 2003 U.S. App. LEXIS 9634, May 20, 2003; Llanos v. Shell Oil Co., 2008 NY Slip Op 8099; 55 A.D.3d 796; 866 N.Y.S.2d 309; 2008 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 7960, October 21, 2008; Gilmartin v. IRS, 174 F. Supp. 2d 117; 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19790; 2002-1 U.S. Tax Cas. (CCH) P50,120; 88 A.F.T.R.2d (RIA) 7148, November 26, 2001; In re Dana Corp., 379 B.R. 449; 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86154, November 20, 2007.
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Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (18 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 03/02/16 in Federal Civil Litigation

    Russ is a tenacious litigator, a brilliant tactician, and a consummate negotiator. Litigants thrive with his counsel.

    Russ is a tenacious litigator, a brilliant tactician, and a consummate negotiator. Litigants thrive with his counsel. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 03/02/16 in Commercial Litigation

    Mr. Yankwitt is an outstanding litigator -- one of the best in the region.

    Mr. Yankwitt is an outstanding litigator -- one of the best in the region. Read less

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