Russell D. Kornblut

Russell D. Kornblut

(440) 944-1966

​Russell has over 38 years of multi-state legal experience with both a local and national client base. He currently serves as outside General Counsel for several clients who own large Commercial Real Estate shopping centers both locally and nationally.

Primary practice areas include financial institution and bank regulatory and compliance, representation of national creditors within general creditor’s rights enforcement, complex multi-state litigation, general commercial defense, Insurance Law corporate law, small business startups and general representation, and personal injury.

Before going into private practice Russell Served over 14 years as a senior level Executive Officer, General Counsel and SVP, for financial institutions that were subsidiaries of US Bank, National City Bank and PNC. Russell was also a shareholder in two large national law firms as a member of the firm’s corporate and business departments.

For over 30 years Russell has been a frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education Seminars and conferences across the country on a wide range of subjects.    

Russell’s formal teaching experience includes:

2015-2019 Adjunct Faculty Member-Visiting Professor, Lake Erie College Parker MBA Program, teaching Business Law, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility. 

2021-2022. Adjunct Faculty Member-Visting Professor Notre Dame College of Ohio teaching Business Law and Sports Law.    

From 1995-2013 Russell served as the President: Indiana University Alumni Club of Cleveland.

Russell’s Court admissions include:   

Ohio Bar: 1986
Florida Bar 1985

US District Court Northern District of Ohio
US District Court Northern District of Florida
US District Court Middle District of Florida