Russell is a business and intellectual property litigator, nationally recognized for his trade secrets and noncompete experience. He has often been cited as an expert in trade secrets and noncompetes. Russell teaches Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants at Boston University School of Law. His books include Trade Secrets Law for the Massachusetts Practitioner (1st ed., MCLE, Inc. 2019) and Negotiating, Drafting, and Enforcing Noncompetition Agreements and Related Restrictive Covenants (6th ed., MCLE, Inc. 2021). He prepared the firm’s widely used 50 State Noncompete Survey and the firm’s 50 State Trade Secrets Comparison Chart, and administers the blog, Fair Competition Law. He has over 30 years of experience representing corporate and individual clients throughout the country in federal and state trial and appellate courts, arbitrations, and mediations.