Russell Burnside, Esq.

Greenberg, Dauber Epstein & Tucker
Newark, NJ

Russ Burnside is a litigation partner at Greenberg, Dauber Epstein & Tucker located in Newark, New Jersey.  Before attending law school, Mr. Burnside was a Certified Public Accountant who audited a wide range of companies with Touche Ross & Co. Mr. Burnside developed a keen understanding of business and financial statements. He utilizes this background in concentrating his practice in commercial litigation and business disputes. Several of the litigation matters which Mr. Burnside has handled have resulted in reported state and federal decisions.

Mr. Burnside is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia and a variety of Federal Courts across the country. He is a graduate of Rutgers Law School where he was Managing Notes & Comments Editor for the Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal. His published article--The Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986: The Challenge of Applying Ambiguous Statutory Language to Intricate Telecommunication Technologies--garnered him the Margaret Devine Fox Memorial Award. Mr. Burnside is an adjunct professor in Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Paralegal Studies Program and has been appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Ethics Committee and the Fee Arbitration Committee.

Areas of Practice:
Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Commercial Landlord-Tenant Matters
FINRA Arbitration
Construction Litigation
Contract Disputes
Stockholder and Partnership Disputes

Bar Admissions:
New Jersey, 1988
Pennsylvania, 1988
District of Columbia, 1989
New York, 1996
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1991
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit 2008
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1988
U.S. District Court, Southern & Eastern Districts of New York, 1996
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2004
U.S. District Court, Colorado, 2006
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2008
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 2010
U.S. Tax Court, 1989

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey Phi Beta Kappa
B.S., Accounting - Fairleigh Dickinson University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Omega Epsilon

Birth Information:
December 4, 1957, Englewood, New Jersey, United States of America


Russell Burnside