Randy Russell



Randy Russell has been a Mediator 12+ years and recently rejoined the maps Mediation Panel. He is the owner/manager of his law firm located in Mandeville, LA, which he founded in 2004 and has since maintained an active practice. Randy has extensive litigation/trial experience, having successfully litigated and tried matters in Louisiana over the past twenty-five (25) years, representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants, primarily in cases involving significant personal injury; wrongful death; workers’ compensation; medical malpractice; successions; and insurance claims, among other areas of practice. He has served as Plaintiff counsel throughout his career and has experience defending major insurance companies in Louisiana casualty claims, having previously served as insurance defense counsel for several years and as a law clerk for an insurance defense firm while attending Loyola Law School in New Orleans. Prior to and during his undergraduate studies, Randy served as a helicopter mechanic in the Louisiana Army National Guard and worked in many industrial settings as a Pipefitter Apprentice/Heliarc Welder and an Electrician’s Apprentice. Practical insight gained through his diverse experience and practice has proven to be incredibly useful and valuable throughout his many years as an attorney and mediator.


  • Economics, Southeastern Louisiana University, B.A., 1990
  • Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 1995


Louisiana State Bar Association - Past Vice Chairman and Past Treasurer, Civil Law & Litigation Section (1999-2009).

Assistant to Professor/Guest Lecturer, Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law and Tulane University - Employee Worker's Compensation and Tort Remedies Course (1999-2004).

Lecturer (2000 - 2001) Southeastern Louisiana University - Introduction To The Legal Environment of Business Course.

Present or Past Member of the American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Louisiana Association for Justice; Jefferson Parish Bar Association; New Orleans Bar Association; 29th Judicial District Bar Association; Baton Rouge Bar Association; Greater Covington Bar Association; 21st Judicial District Bar Association; and Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

Board of Directors, Ozone Music Education Foundation, Inc. (2018-Present).

Prior service on committees for the City of Mandeville, including the City of Mandeville Charter Review Committee PUBLICATIONS Author/Contributing Author, Louisiana Bar Journal, Recent Developments Articles - Civil Law & Litigation Section.


Author/Contributing Author, Louisiana Bar Journal, Recent Developments Articles – Civil Law & Litigation Section.

Admiralty & Maritime, Insurance Coverage, Jones Act, Louisiana Mediators, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation