With over 30 years in the wireless telecommunications industry, Russell is among the most experienced wireless communications attorneys in the country and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.
Before joining the firm, Russell was a partner and head of the telecommunications department in the Washington office of a major Chicago-based law firm, where he represented users and providers of telecommunications services and equipment. Previously, he was the executive director and president of the American SMR Network Association, Inc., where he established offices of a national trade association representing a segment of the wireless telecommunications industry.
Russell has extensive experience evaluating wireless telecommunications opportunities, structuring transactions involving the purchase, financing, or sale of wireless telecommunications systems, handling regulatory and legislative matters before federal and state authorities, and dealing with licensing matters before the Federal Communications Commission.
He has assisted clients that have successfully participated in spectrum auctions conducted by the Federal Communications Commission and has secured regulatory approvals necessary for clients to offer new telecommunications services and products.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Russell H. Fox