Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C. is pleased to announce that John D. Russell has been named Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. John will be replacing Stephen Geanacopoulos, who has been the chair of the department for the past 15 years.
Robert P. Brooks, Managing Partner of the firm said, “John has earned this new honor and responsibility based upon his stellar job performance and his emergence as a rising star in both the Firm, as well as the Rhode Island and Boston legal communities.”
Brooks also stated, “Steve has chaired the Corporate Department for the last 15 years and our clients, the Corporate Department, and the Firm have benefited from his excellent lawyering, his commitment to client service and his dedication to mentoring the Firm’s lawyers. Steve has always promoted a sense of comradery and teamwork among the Corporate Department’s attorneys and staff.”
John’s varied practice includes representing small and large clients in corporate and business law matters, mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate transactions, loan transactions, land use and zoning matters, commercial and public finance, and tax law. His tax credentials include advanced training at Boston University School of Law, where he earned an LL.M. in tax law. John earned his B.A. from Gettysburg College and his J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law.