Kevin K. Russell has argued eleven merits cases in the past nine years and served as counsel or co-counsel in nearly 50 merits cases before the Court. In addition to representing a range of individuals, businesses, and institutions as parties, Kevin frequently serves as counsel to amici such as the ACLU, NAACP, the National Women’s Law Center, and constitutional law scholars. Kevin currently is an instructor in the Harvard Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, and previously was an instructor in the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic for eight years.
Prior to joining the firm, Kevin worked in the Appellate Section of the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. During that time, he represented the United States in more than thirty-five civil and criminal cases in eleven federal courts of appeals, presenting oral argument in more than two dozen of those cases.
Kevin’s areas of special interest include civil rights, immunity, and matters of jurisdiction and civil procedure.
Kevin clerked for Justice Stephen G. Breyer during the Supreme Court’s October Term 1995. He also served as a law clerk to Judge William A. Norris on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.