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Erick Russell

Erick Russell, Pullman & Comley, LLC, Bridgeport, CT

Erick Russell, Pullman & Comley, LLC, Bridgeport, CT

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Erick Russell

Erick is an attorney in Pullman & Comley, LLC’s Government Finance Department. He represents state agencies, municipalities, underwriters, banks and trustees in tax-exempt and taxable bond financing transactions. He has also represented borrowers in connection with the issuance of 501(c)(3) bonds, qualified private activity bonds, revenue bonds and conduit borrowings.

Prior to joining the firm’s Government Finance Department, Erick practiced in the firm’s Litigation Department and focused primarily on complex business litigation and healthcare and probate litigation.

Erick currently serves as Vice Chair of the Connecticut Democratic Party and as a member of the Democratic National Committee. He also co-chairs Connecticut Cares, a fundraiser for Lambda Legal, the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of the LGBT community through impact litigation, education and public policy work. He is the past chair of the LGBT Section of the Connecticut Bar Association and a former director of the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association.