Michael James Russell
Michael James Russell, American legislative staff member, lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1984, District of Columbia 1985, United States Supreme Court 1995.
Russell, Michael James was born on May 19, 1958 in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States.
Bachelor summa cum laude, Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania, 1980. Master of Arts, Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1984.
Staff attorney United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1984-1985. Republican counsel United States Senate Judiciary Committee, 1985—1987. Legislation director Office Senator Arlen Specter, 1987-1990.
Deputy director National Institute Justice, United States Department Justice, 1990—1994. Senior public safety advisor Corporation National Service, 1994-1996. President Russell & Associates, 1994-1996.
Deputy chief of staff Office Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, 1996—2001. Deputy assistant secretary for enforcement policy & budget United States Department Treasury, 2001—2003. Staff director subcommittee fin management, budget & international security United States Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee, 2003—2005.
Staff director subcommittee management, integration & oversight United States House Homeland Security Committee, 2005—2006, senior counsel, 2007—2010, Republican chief counsel, staff director, since 2010.
Bar: Pennsylvania 1984, District of Columbia 1985, United States Supreme Court 1995.