Blaire Russell is an associate in the Commercial Litigation practice group in Nixon Peabody LLP’s San Francisco office, with a focus on antitrust litigation. Blaire has represented a large public company in a multidistrict antitrust litigation against foreign manufacturers of LCD panels. Blaire’s experience also includes representing public and non-profit organizations in tort actions and business litigation disputes concerning breach of contract, workers’ compensation liabilities, and other matters.
Prior to law practice, Blaire served as a judicial extern in the Pro Se Department of Chief Judge Vaughn Walker, United States District Court, Northern District of California. She also held internships with the City Attorney’s Office in San Francisco; the Office of the Attorney General in Washington, DC; and a private criminal defense firm in San Francisco. Before attending law school, she served as a paralegal at a large corporate law firm.
Blaire was a summer associate in Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco office in 2009.
- “Resale Price Maintenance: Per Se Antitrust Treatment Alive in the States,” WLF Legal Backgrounder, October 19, 2012 (co-author)
- “In re Lawrence and Hayward v. Marshall: Reexamining the Due Process Protections of California Lifers Seeking Parole,” Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law’s California Annual Review, Spring 2009.