Macey Russell

Mr. Russell has long been viewed by his peers as a national leader in the dialogue on the role of African Americans in the legal community. Recently he has been studying the causes for the decrease in African American partner numbers and the lack of growth in African American lawyer statistics in law firms across the country.  Macey received the 2018 “Voice of Change” Award from the Boston Bar Association, was honored by The Burton Foundation and Library of Congress for his writing and thought leadership on developing minority lawyer talent, has authored a series of whitepapers for the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession and serves on their Advisory Board, and has made more than 30 presentations on diversity in legal community forums across the country. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, is a member of Litigation Counsel of America’s Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, and was a frequent advisor to Harvard Law School’s Trial Advocacy Workshop. Macey is a partner in Choate’s Complex Trial and Appellate group and represents major corporations in litigation matters