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L. David Russell is Vice President, Assistant General Counsel – Project Risk at AECOM.  Prior to joining AECOM, David was a partner at the Los Angeles office of Jenner & Block LLP, where he was a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Department.  David graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 2008 and received his undergraduate degree in history from Columbia University.  Before joining Jenner, David worked at Latham & Watkins LLP. 

David has experience litigating a wide range of matters, including contract disputes, construction disputes, class actions, employment disputes, partnership disputes, insurance coverage disputes, and disputes involving copyright and trademark issues.  Before attending law school, David played bass in several rock and jazz groups in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. 

Vice President, Assistant General Counsel – Project Risk

300 South Grand Avenue
Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Fellow Year


Areas of Practice

Class Action/Complex Litigation
Construction Law

Leadership Positions

Fellow, Vista Del Mar Leadership Advisory Board

Law School

The University of Chicago Law School

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