• University of Miami School of Law (J.D., 1980), cum laude
  • Duke University (B.A., 1977), cum laude

bar admissions

  • Florida
  • District of Columbia

court admissions

  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
Alexander D. del Russo

Alexander D. del Russo


Alexander del Russo practices in all areas of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on employment litigation. The exclusive focus of his practice is on the management side, representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation. He has tried over a dozen federal and state jury trials in the past 10 years involving claims of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

In federal courts, Mr. del Russo has actively defended clients from claims brought under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Section 1981 and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Additionally, he has experience defending Section 1983 civil rights litigation as well as defending colleges, universities, and private secondary schools in Title IX litigation and related claims.

Similarly, in state court Mr. del Russo has defended clients against claims brought under the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Florida Whistleblower act, the workers compensation retaliation statute, and related retaliation and tort law claims. In the area of business litigation, Mr. del Russo has represented clients in a wide range of business disputes in bench trials, jury trials, and arbitrations proceedings.

Mr. del Russo is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in both Civil Trial and in Business Litigation.