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Guerric S.D.L. Russell has extensive nationwide experience in jury and nonjury trials in both federal and state courts, appeals and arbitrations. He represents corporations and individuals alike, including underwriters, vessel owners and operators, marinas, terminals, dock facilities, ports, shipyards and marine construction companies. Guerric’s litigation practice focuses on maritime and commercial matters primarily in the areas of marine casualties, personal injury, property damage, limitation of liability, cargo damage, pollution and products liability. Guerric also routinely advises clients on marine insurance coverage issues under hull, protection & indemnity, pollution and commercial liability policies. In addition, Guerric is often retained to draft or revise insurance policies and a wide range of commercial contracts.

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 2001
  • New York, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D. - 2000
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Chief Editor of Research, Hofstra University Cyberlaw Forum, 1999-2000
  • Universite de Nice UFR Sciences Juridiques, Politiques, Economiques et de Gestion, Nice
    • European Union Law Program - 1998
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
    • B.A. - 1997
    • Honors: Departmental Honors in Japanese
    • Honors: Alpha Mu Gamma
  • University of Paris, Sorbonne (Cours de Civ.)
    • 1996
    • Honors: Certificate Moyen

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Phi Alpha Delta


  • French
  • Japanese