Russ Kolsrud is a Member at Dickinson Wright PLLC and is a senior trial lawyer for clients having commercial disputes, health care controversies, transaction disagreements and disputes with government regulatory and licensing agencies. Since 1982, 80% of his practice involved representing clients in the health care industry.
Russ served in the Arizona Attorney General's Office as a trial lawyer for seven years representing the State of Arizona in water, boundary, and regulatory litigation. He appeared before the United States Supreme Court on two occasions. Russ has been in private practice since 1985, and has been a partner or member of law firms since 1988.
Presently, and during the past 10 years, Russ’ primary focus is the jurisprudence of behavioral health and its integration with acute care. Implementation of strategies to achieve integration and bend the healthcare cost curve give rise to unique, revolutionary, and consequential legal challenges for providers, payors, states, and federal programs.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Russell A. Kolsrud