Francesca M. Russo Attorney At Law
Francesca is a shareholder in the Miami office, focusing her practice on intellectual property law and litigation, commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution. She has worked with a broad range of clients both domestic and international on all phases of the litigation process before federal and state courts in various areas of commercial litigation, including but not limited to breach of contract and tort claims, civil theft, trade secrets, trademark litigation, transportation litigation, real estate litigation, corporate and business litigation, directors and officers liability, and fraud. In addition to litigation, Francesca has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution. She has substantial experience serving as local counsel for firms seeking to enforce or defend their clients’ rights in South Florida.
Francesca was born in Bedfordshire, England. Her family later moved to Montreal, Canada, where she continued her studies. In Montreal, Francesca attended McGill University where she majored in Political Science. She graduated with First Class Honors in 1988. She then attended law school at Ottawa University in Ontario, Canada, where she studied law in French and English and obtained a combined Bachelors of Common Law and Civil Law degree. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1993. Before moving to the United States, Francesca practiced as a civil law attorney handling civil and commercial litigation in Quebec, Canada. Francesca earned her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University in 1999, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Francesca’s hobbies and passions include fashion, running and tennis. She lives in Weston, Florida and she has two children, Kassandra Mira and Alexander Michael who are highly competitive tennis players.