Cascadia Law Group

Environmental Attorneys in Seattle and Olympia

Louis Russell

(206) 292-2645

Louis comes to Cascadia after four years as a judicial law clerk. He works onĀ matters related to hazardous waste cleanup and liability, environmental review, water rights, and insurance.


As a law clerk at the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, Louis helped manage a large docket of federal civil and criminal cases. Before that, he clerked at the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division One, handling appeals on issues of state law ranging from real property disputes to criminal sentencing statutes.

Louis has experience supporting litigation and negotiation in disputes concerning hazardous waste cleanup and cost allocation, environmental review processes, the Endangered Species Act, water quality statutes, water rights, and insurance coverage.

Louis worked as a legal intern at the Natural Resources Defense Council in San Francisco, where he participated in litigation and administrative proceedings. He also interned in the California Attorney General's Public Rights Division, Environment, Land Law, and Natural Resources Sections, where he assisted with litigation related to water use, public lands, and enforcement of pollution laws.