Nationally Recognized Trial Lawyer, Anthony J. Russo, Jr. is the founding partner of The Russo Firm based in Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida. As a consumer justice attorney, Anthony focuses his practice on catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and defective pharmaceutical drugs and medical device.
For over two decades, Anthony J. Russo, Jr. has handled thousands of consumer justice and personal injury lawsuits and has successfully litigated and tried cases throughout Florida and the United States.
Prior to starting The Russo Firm, Anthony was the managing partner of the Weston, Florida Law Firm of Freedland Russo, P.L. (WestonLawyers.com) and founding partner of the Law Firm of Russo & Mitchell.
Anthony J. Russo Jr. attended Fordham University and received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from SUNY at Albany. He received his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University in Broward County, Florida. Anthony is a member of the Florida Bar Association since 1995 and is also admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.
Anthony is an active member of the Florida Justice Association, Broward County Justice Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Florida Bar Association, the Florida Lawyers Action Group, and a Board Member of the Weston Bar Association. Anthony J. Russo, Jr. also devotes his personal time to a variety of social and charitable causes. He currently serves as the Legal Pro-Bono Supervisor for MADD’s Court Monitoring Program. Anthony sits on the Board of Directors of Counselors Advocating Resources for Everyone in Florida (CARE FLA) and the Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (F.I.S.P.). He served as the 2007-2008 President of the Rotary Club of Weston and is a former Board of Director of the Sheinberg Family YMCA of Broward County.
Anthony is the founder of Stealth Baseball Team, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit Youth Travel Baseball Organization. Stealth Baseball is the largest youth Travel Baseball program in Palm Beach County, Florida. Having assisted over 350 High School players in their placement in college, the Stealth remains committed to their mission of providing every Stealth youth the ability to play the highest level of competitive baseball at the most affordable cost.
Selected Membership & Education
The Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy
Member in Good Standing, New York State Bar
Member in Good Standing, New Jersey State Bar
Florida’s “Super Lawyers” List
South Florida Legal Guide’s “Top Lawyers”
New Jersey, 1999
New York, 2000
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Education and Honors:
J.D. – Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale,
FL, Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Award
B.A. – State University of New York, Albany, NY Dean’s List
Professional Associations and Memberships"
Member, Florida Justice Association
Member, Broward County Justice Association
Member, Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section
Member, Alumni Nova Southeastern University Law Center
Member, Board of Directors, Weston Bar Association
Board of Directors, Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention
Board of Directors, Counselors Advocating Resources for Everyone in Florida
Pro-Bono Supervisor, MADD Florida Court Monitoring Program
Past President, Rotary Club of Weston
Board of Directors, Sheinberg Family YMCA of Broward County