Russell E. Marsh

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Position: 
Partner
Location: 
Las Vegas, Nevada
Phone: 
702-382-4004
Fax: 
702-382-4800

Mr. Marsh joined Wright Stanish & Winckler as a partner in 2014, following a long career as a federal prosecutor, culminating in a his service as Criminal Chief at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Las Vegas.  After his graduation from Harvard Law School, Mr. Marsh worked in a variety of positions, including clerking for a federal judge in New York, serving as a prosecutor overseas, handling civil rights cases in Chicago, teaching law, and working as an associate and shareholder at major law firms.  Mr. Marsh’s career has always focused on complicated legal issues, particularly in the area of federal criminal law, where he has worked on cases from public corruption, white collar and tax matters to narcotics, immigration, drug crimes, and appeals.  No matter your legal situation, Mr. Marsh will bring a thoughtful, aggressive and compassionate approach, using the full resources of one of Nevada’s top criminal defense firms.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Crime
  • Civil Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1986
  • Nevada, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2001

Education

  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • J.D. cum laude - 1986
    • Law Review: Harvard Journal on Legislation, Editor, 1984 - 1985
    • Law Review: Harvard Environmental Law Review, Editor, 1984 - 1985
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A. with High Distinction - 1983
    • Honors: High Honors in History

Classes/Seminars

  • University of Nevada – Las Vegas, Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice Program, 2006 - Present
  • National Advocacy Center, Trial Advocacy Instructor, Department of Justice, 2008 - 2012
  • Justice Leadership Institute, Department of Justice, 2009-2013
  • National Seminar on Federal Sentencing Guidelines, Mortgage Fraud Panelist, 2012
  • Drug Enforcement Administration Academy, Money Laundering Instructor, 2011
  • World Bank Program on Corruption and Cybercrime, Instructor, 2009
  • Loyola University of Chicago Law School, Adjunct Faculty, 1999 - 2000
  • Teaching Assistant, Trial Advocacy Program - Harvard Law School, 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member
  • U.S. District Court, Local Criminal Rules Subcommittee, 2009 - 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Lawyer Representative, 2015 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Shareholder, 2013 - 2014
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of Nevada, Criminal Chief, 2007 - 2013
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of Nevada, Asst. U.S. Attorney, 2003 - 2007
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of Arizona, Asst. U.S. Attorney, 2000 - 2003
  • City of Chicago Law Dept.– Asst. Corp. Counsel, 1998 - 2000
  • National University of Ireland – Galway, Law Faculty, 1996 - 1998
  • CNMI Attorney General’s Office, Senior Asst. Attorney General, 1992 - 1995
  • FSM State of Yap Attorney General’s Office, Chief of Litigation, 1991 - 1992
  • Hopkins & Sutter, Litigation Associate, 1987 - 1991
  • Hon. Lee P. Gagliardi, Senior U.S. District Judge, S.D.N.Y., Law Clerk, 1986 - 1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada - Family Law Project, 2013 - Present
  • Federal Pro Bono Pilot Project, 2015 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon