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Russell H. Stern

Licensed for 17 years

Practice Area: Corporate & Securities

Russell H. Stern

Serving Uniondale, NY view address

About Russell H. Stern

Russ serves as counsel to a broad spectrum of mature business ventures and entities, as well as an array of entrepreneurial endeavors. He is outside general counsel to several of Long Island's largest privately owned companies for whom he provides advice and guidance on all aspects of corporate and business matters. Russ regularly represents clients in the manufacturing, telecommunications, distribution, energy and fuel development, distribution and resale, transportation and logistics, aggregate, mining, materials, and waste management fields. He also regularly advises private issuers and principals with respect to fund formation, operations, and compliance matters in his active private equity practice. Rus...

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Russ serves as counsel to a broad spectrum of mature business ventures and entities, as well as an array of entrepreneurial endeavors. He is outside general counsel to several of Long Island's largest privately owned companies for whom he provides advice and guidance on all aspects of corporate and business matters. Russ regularly represents clients in the manufacturing, telecommunications, distribution, energy and fuel development, distribution and resale, transportation and logistics, aggregate, mining, materials, and waste management fields. He also regularly advises private issuers and principals with respect to fund formation, operations, and compliance matters in his active private equity practice. Russ' real estate construction, materials, contractors, development, joint venture and project finance practice complements his corporate and securities practice with great synergy and provides our clients with vast abilities and resources.

Russ serves our clients as lead counsel on all types of corporate transactions including private placements, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance, planning and strategies, licensing, manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements. He provides dedicated hands-on personal support to our clients from negotiation to closing and beyond. His business planning and entity structure advice helps our clients successfully face daily business challenges with confidence and success.

Russ' expertise in negotiating complex business settlements is unparalleled. Over the years he has developed a well-known and recognized dispute resolution practice. Clients often seek his counsel in resolving matters before and during litigation. Over the past several years, Russ has successfully negotiated business and personal disputes to the clients' satisfaction in excess of $500 million. He works closely with his litigation colleagues and is a client resource for practical business, corporate and negotiation support.

Prior to his admission to the New York Bar, Russ graduated from Duke University in 1995, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in English and Drama. He studied at the Loyola University Rome Center for Liberal Arts and the University College of London in 1993. In 1998, Russ earned his Juris Doctor, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School. He was awarded the Corpus Juris Secundum Award for Excellence in Contracts.

When he is not practicing law, Russ donates his time to the American Heart Association and Long Island Cares VetsWork. He is also very active in Long Island youth ice hockey, baseball and soccer.

Prior to joining the Firm, Russ practiced at one of Long Island's largest law firms, first as an entry-level associate and eventually as a senior partner. After 15 years at his first firm, Russ helped build the business law practice for 3.5 years at a boutique Long Island law firm.

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Areas of Law

  • Corporate & Securities

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  • 4.7/5.0 6 reviews
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 12/14/10 in Business Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Chief Legal Officer on 12/14/10 in Corporate Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 12/13/10 in Corporate Law

    Russell is a highly skilled corporate attorney whose ethics are upon the highest level I have ever seen. Read more

    Russell is a highly skilled corporate attorney whose ethics are upon the highest level I have ever seen.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 12/10/10 in Corporate Law

    Russell Stern is an outstanding attorney who is exceptionally bright, highly motivated and demonstrates tremendous insight. He not only continually seeks out additional... Read more

    Russell Stern is an outstanding attorney who is exceptionally bright, highly motivated and demonstrates tremendous insight. He not only continually seeks out additional professional responsibilities, but also finds time for charitable causes, exhibiting a keen sense of civic and humane responsibilities as well. As an individual he consistently displays a high level of integrity and a standard of excellence.

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.2/5.0 by a Partner on 11/24/10 in Corporate Finance

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 3.8/5.0 by a Partner on 05/17/10 in Corporate Contracts

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0

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      Credentials

      Position
      Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1999, New York
      Law School Attended
      The George Washington University Law School
      J.D.
      honors
      University Attended
      Duke University
      Class of 1995
      cum laude
      Birth Information
      Born in 1973
      June 1, 1973