J.D., cum laude, 1985, University of Minnesota
B.A., 1981, University of Minnesota
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Russ Ponessa is a trial lawyer with over 30 years of experience representing companies whose products or business practices are under attack. He has a wide ranging civil litigation practice with substantial experience in the areas of product and professional liability, toxic tort, construction, business and other commercial disputes, insurance coverage, and consumer claims.
Mr. Ponessa has tried numerous cases to verdict and has handled a wide variety of single and multiple-claim lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout the country. His clients include manufacturers and sellers of consumer, industrial, and healthcare products, legal and medical professionals, construction companies and contractors, insurers, banks, and a variety of other large and small businesses.
American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association, Litigation Section
Defense Research Institute
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Product Liability Committee, Chair 2014
Name: Russell S. Ponessa
Law Firm: Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Address: 333 South Seventh Street Minneapolis MN 55402
Website URL: http://www.hinshawlaw.com/attorneys-Russell-Ponessa.html