Vincent J. Russo

Vincent J. Russo

San Diego, California

Vincent Russo has been a member of the California Bar since 2001 and of the Nevada Bar since 2004. Mr. Russo is an experienced civil litigation attorney with superb analytical skills, and excellent legal research and courtroom skills. His legal background includes handling civil litigation, business litigation, real property litigation, probate litigation, family law, criminal matters, and probate administrative matters. Mr. Russo's practice is focused now on civil litigation, employment discrimination, business litigation, real property litigation, and family law matters.

Mr. Russo's civil practice has included litigating labor and employment, business disputes, business torts, breach of contract, property law, personal injury, wrongful death, probate disputes, trust disputes, and fraud cases in court. He has successfully tried a variety of cases before judges, juries, and administrative judges.

Mr. Russo zealously advocates for clients who have been the target of discrimination, harassment, retaliation or other wrongful conduct by their employers, including discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, ancestry, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and disability. He also handles administrative and civil litigation claims on behalf of employees, including wage and hour litigation.

Mr. Russo also handles business law and business litigation matters. He is a hands-on attorney who believes that getting to know the client's business and business needs is the key to successful representation. He is an experienced outside counsel and has been "in-house" counsel in the past. His time spent "in-house" provided him with valuable insights into the needs of corporate clients. In private practice, he has been dedicated to providing quality legal counsel to small and medium sized businesses. As a result of his experience, he understands how businesses operate and knows what kind of services businesses expect from their attorneys.

Mr. Russo is a licensed and experienced California Real Estate Broker. In addition, he is an experienced real estate attorney with years of real property litigation experience. He has handled property litigation cases through all stages, from the inception of the litigation and including discovery, mediation, arbitration, law and motion, all the way through to trial, with positive results for his clients.

In addition, Mr. Russo also handles family law related matters and divorce including property distribution, spousal support, child custody, child visitation, and child support. He is well-versed in the California Family Code and has years of family law courtroom experience, including RFOs, short cause hearings, long cause hearings, and trials.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit


  • Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, California
    • J.D.
  • California State University, Los Angeles
    • B.A.
    • Major: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California Real Estate Broker