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Anthony J. Russo, Jr.
FOUNDING Partner

South Florida Trial Lawyer, Anthony J. Russo, Jr. is the founding partner of The Russo Firm based in Palm Beach County, Florida. As a consumer justice attorney he specializes in personal injury and wrongful death. For over two decades, Anthony J. Russo, Jr. has handled thousands of consumer justice and personal injury lawsuits and has successfully litigated and tried cases throughout Florida and the United States.

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Prior to starting his firm, he was the managing partner of the Weston Florida Law Firm of Freedland Russo, P.L. (WestonLawyers.com) and founding partner of the Law Firm of Russo & Mitchell.

Anthony J. Russo Jr. attended Fordham University and received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from SUNY Albany. He received his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University in Broward County. He is a member of the Florida Bar Association since 1995 and is also admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.

Anthony is an active member of the Florida Justice Association, Broward County Justice Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Florida Bar Association, the Florida Lawyers Action Group, and a Board Member of the Weston Bar Association. Anthony J. Russo, Jr. also devotes his personal time to a variety of social and charitable causes. He currently serves as the Legal Pro-Bono Supervisor for MADD's Court Monitoring Program. Anthony also sits on the Board of Directors of Counselors Advocating Resources for Everyone in Florida (CARE FLA) and the Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (F.I.S.P.). He served as the 2007-2008 President of the Rotary Club of Weston and is a former Board of Director of the Sheinberg Family YMCA of Broward County.

Anthony is also the founder of Stealth Baseball Team, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit Youth Travel Baseball Organization. Stealth Baseball is the largest youth Travel Baseball program in Palm Beach County, Florida with over 250 youth and High School aged players. With a Coaching Staff of more than 20 full and part time experienced baseball people, the Stealth's mission is to provide their players the ability to play the highest level of competetive baseball at the most affordable cost. The Stealth goal is to have every Stealth player that goes through the program be given the opportunity to attend and play baseball at the College level.

Selected Membership & Education

Board Certification:

*The Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy

*Member in Good Standing, The New York Bar

*Member in Good Standing, The New Jersey Bar

Honors:

* Florida’s “Super Lawyers” List

* South Florida Legal Guide’s “Top Lawyers”

Bar Admission:

*Florida, 1995

*New Jersey, 1999

*New York, 2000

*United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

*United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

*United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Education and Honors:

*J.D. – Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Law Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Award

*B.A. – State University of New York, Albany, NY

Dean’s List

Professional Associations and Memberships:

*Member, Florida Justice Association

*Member, Broward County Justice Association

*Member, Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section

*Member, Alumni Nova Southeastern University Law Center

*Member, Board of Directors, Weston Bar Association

Community Involvement:

*Board of Directors, Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention

*Board of Directors, Counselors Advocating Resources for Everyone in Florida

*Pro-Bono Supervisor, MADD Florida Court Monitoring Program

*Past President, Rotary Club of Weston

*Past President, Sheinberg Family YMCA of Broward County

*Volunteer, Turkeys Take Flight


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Suzanne Friedman
OF COUNSEL

Suzanne Friedman maintains a general practice with focus on medical malpractice defense, personal injury and guardianship.   She also represents a vast array of clients on corporate and business matters.  Friedman is a former oncology nurse and cancer research associate for the University of Miami School of Medicine. She is also an active Guardian Ad Litem for Broward County, Florida. 

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Friedman has practiced for a large medical malpractice defense litigation firm, representing insurance companies and physicians in medical malpractice claims. For the last 15 years, she has also worked in private practice serving as in-house counsel for various companies on corporate legal matters.

Friedman received her J.D. degree in 1985 from the Nova Southeastern University. She received her B.S.in Nursing and Psychology from University of Bridgeport. Friedman is a member in good standing with the Florida Bar. Friedman has served on local civic committees, past President of Coco Plum Homeowners Association and volunteers for many charitable causes. She is a Certified Yoga Teacher and owns a yoga clothing company, I Love Yoga. She is a frequent lecturer for Business of Yoga seminars.


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for Chicago- and New York-bases national firms in commercial real estate transactions on behalf of REITs(one of which exceeded $1 billion, wherein she saved her client in excess of $1 million in Florida documentary stamp (transfer) taxes). Lynne has over twenty (20) years of experience in the legal field, working as a paralegal, manager and attorney. She has worked in law firms ranging in size from four (4) attorneys to over one thousand (1,000) attorneys. Lynne brings her vast and diverse legal experience to private practice, giving her clients the big firm expertise with a botique firm personalized service.

Lynne graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a BA in Paralegal Science. She attended the University of Denver, Sturm Clooege of Law where she recieived her J.D. Lynne is a certified Executive Life Coach as well as an NLP Practicioner.

In her free time Lynne finds herself working he productivity app for professionals who bill by the hour. Her app has recieved a patent pending status and has recently launceh on Google Play.

She brings her commericial and real estate to Russo Battista Law Group.  Lynne's professional skills are enhanced by her commitment and passion to helping others.