Lambert Coffin
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Jeffrey D. Russell
207.874.4000 ext. 109

Jeff is a shareholder of the firm.  He has cultivated extensive skills in several areas of civil litigation, while focusing on: 

  • Professional liability and medical malpractice
  • Product liability
  • Insurance coverage matters
  • Business and commercial disputes
  • General liability insurance defense 

He has tried cases in state court, federal district court, and before federal administrative tribunals, and has considerable expertise in all aspects of a case leading up to trial.  Jeff has practical sensibilities and a keen mind for strategy, and always maintains thoughtful focus on his client's best interests, bottom line, and case resolution goals.  In addition to his litigation expertise, Jeff also represents businesses and individuals in various non-litigation contexts, including entity formation, structure, contracts, general business advice, and other matters.

Jeffrey D. Russell

Selected for Super Lawyers 
    New England Rising Stars
    2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Recipient, Johns Hopkins University
    Student Excellence Award for
    Leadership and Service, 2006


Johns Hopkins University, B.A., with
  university honors
Boston University School of Law, J.D.
Executive Editor, Review of
  Banking and Financial Law


States of Maine and Massachusetts
United States District Court for the
  District of Maine
United States Court of Appeals
  First Circuit
United States Supreme Court


Defense Research Institute
Maine State Bar Association
  Member, New Lawyers Section
  Governing Council
Tri-State Defense Lawyers
Cumberland Bar Association


Board Member,
  Board of Directors of Regional
  Transportation Program, Inc.

"What has struck me the most about the firm is how I recognized instantaneously the quality of the people around me. In this environment, it is easy for me to approach my craft with a keenness for excellence and a sincere appreciation for the trust and well-being of our clients."

Jeff is deeply absorbed in the legal world both in Maine and on a national basis through engagement with bar associations and organizations, and he remains closely connected with the Portland community through board positions and other activities. He has been selected by his colleagues as a Super Lawyer Rising Star every year since 2012.  He has a strong interest in technology and the law, and is constantly seeking to use innovative approaches to improve his own practice and the lives and work of his clients. 

During his tenure at Boston University School of Law, Jeff Served as an Executive Editor for the Review of Banking and Financial Law, and worked at the Washington D.C. administrative headquarters of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in the Office of General Counsel assisting the litigation group in preparing for hearings and depositions in FINRA member disputes.  Jeff was born and raised in Littleton, Colorado.  He currently resides in Scarborough, Maine, where he remains a passionate advocate for Denver sports teams and the West.


Contributing Author, Unfair-Weather Friends:  Social Networking and Pretrial
, Defense Research Institute, For the Defense, 2010.
Somewhere Under the Rainbow:  The Journey Toward Charitable Property Tax
  Exemption Solutions
28 Rev. Banking & Fin. L. 265 (2008).
Developments in Banking and Financial Law 2006-2007:  III. Historical
  Overview of State and Federal Regulation of Mortgage Lending
, 27
  Rev. Banking & Fin. L. 12 (2008). 




Lambert Coffin | Attorneys at Law | Portland, ME  207.874.4000 | Blue Hill, ME  207.374.5833

P.O. Box 15215 | 477 Congress Street | Portland, Maine 04112-5215 | Tel. 207.874.4000 | Fax 207.874.4040
P.O. Box 1198 | One West Lane | Blue Hill, Maine 04614 | Tel. 207.374.5833 | Fax 207.374.5889