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Russell J. Light, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Environmental Law, General Corporate Law.


Light, Russell Jeffers was born on September 8, 1949 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Marion Russell and Isabel (Jeffers) Light.


Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1971. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1975.


Instructor legal writing Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1975-1976. Briefing attorney to associate justice Court of Civil Appeals, Austin, 1976-1977. Law clerk United States District Court, Fort Worth, 1977-1978.

Attorney Union Pacific Resources Company, 1978-2001, Burlington, Northern Santa Fe, New Mexico, since 2001. Chairman air task force of subcommittee on environment and health law American Petroleum Institute, 1987-1989.


Member California Council Environmental and Economics Balance, Dallas Bar Environmental Committee. Member American Bar Association (vice chairman air committee natural resources section 1987-1993, environmental controls corporation banking section 1987-1989), Texas Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (environmental law committee), Fort Worth Petroleum Club, Ridglea Country Club, Fort Worth Club.


Married Mary Louise Allen, July 20, 1979. Children: Erin, Brendan, Justin.