Andrea Kaplan Russell is an associate at Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge. Her experience includes representation of individuals and business entities in litigation matters. She concentrates her practice on complex business disputes, real estate, and professional and product liability actions. In her short time since beginning her practice, she has achieved many successes for her diverse range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to single business owners.
Prior to joining Kirby Noonan, Russell spent several years at Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz, where she obtained significant experience in many aspects of civil litigation. Russell has taken and defended numerous depositions, written and opposed motions, negotiated settlements, and attended mediations. Russell has been given tremendous autonomy in handling her cases and is well-liked by her clients and colleagues. Last year, she co-chaired a jury trial to a successful verdict for her client, a large construction company. Also, she assisted with obtaining a defense verdict in a large-exposure premise liability action for her Fortune 100 retailer client. She is an active member of the Louis M. Welsh Inn of Court and Lawyers Club of San Diego. Russell was also recognized by <I>The Daily Transcript</I> as one of 2010‘s “Young Attorneys.”
Russell graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001, earning bachelor's degrees in both sociology and mass communications. Russell received her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2007. While in law school, she served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Louisa S. Porter, of the United States District Court, Southern District of California. Additionally, she interned for the United States Attorney’s Office, Civil Division, and worked for LG Electronics MobileComm USA Inc. in its legal department. Russell was the recipient of the Academic Achievement Award in Legal Writing and Research and Contracts. She also served as an executive board member for the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity and the Sports and Entertainment Law Society.
Before becoming an attorney, Russell worked in the broadcasting industry for both national and international sports and news channels. Russell is an avid sports fan, and in her spare time she enjoys watching Cal sports, traveling, cooking, and going to the beach with her husband and Bernese mountain dog.
This is the culmination of a peer nominating process that asked San Diego County lawyers to name the best young attorneys in San Diego County who are: Hard-Working & Detail-Oriented, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic, Ethical & Professional, and Committed to Furthering the Interests of Justice in Society.
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|Nominations Open:||September 14|
|Nominations Close:||October 26|
|Nominees Announced:||November 2|
|Finalists Notified:||November 4|
|Publication Date:||December 21|
Transcript reporter Doug Sherwin talks to Nadia P. Bermudez of the Brown Law Group LLP at the 2007 Young Attorneys reception.