RUSSELL M. YANKWITT

Partner

LOCATION:

White Plains, NY

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FAX:
914-487-5000
 

EDUCATION

  • Cornell Law School, J.D. cum laude
  • Connecticut College, B.A. magna cum laude

CLERKSHIPS

  • Judge Thomas C. Platt, Eastern District of New York

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • US District Court Southern District of New York
  • US District Court Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court Northern District of New York
  • US District Court District of Connecticut
  • US District Court District of New Jersey
  • US District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation, 2020, 2021
  • Selected for inclusion in Top 25 Westchester Super Lawyers, 2013-2015, 2017-2019
  • Selected for inclusion in Top 100 New York Metro Super Lawyers , 2011 – 2019
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Gold Client Champion by Martindale-Hubbell
  • United States Attorney General’s Award for Tax Prosecutions
  • Environmental Protection Agency Award for Commendable Service
  • NOAA Bronze Medal Award for “displaying leadership, teamwork and innovation to successfully settle” a complex environmental bankruptcy for $125 million

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Federal Bar Council, Westchester Committee, Founder
  • Federal Bar Council Board of Directors, Assistant Treasurer
  • Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, Board
  • Westchester County Bar Foundation, Board
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Grievance Committee
  • Light the Night, Executive Leadership Committee