Profile Image Placeholder

Russell Mead

  • Employment Law
  • Missouri, Washington
Review This Lawyer
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Russ Mead is a business attorney who for the last several years has served as general counsel for two of the nation’s most notable animal welfare non-profits, Best Friends Animal Society and Farm Sanctuary. He is also a founder and general counsel for Animal Law Coalition. He is licensed as an attorney in Washington and Utah. Russ has represented a number of nonprofits as well as businesses as large as Chrysler and as small as a local shipwright. He counsels individuals on business matters. His practice has included business litigation and advising clients about organizational structure, business and entertainment contracts, non-compete, stock option and other employment agreements, wage and hour, discrimination and other employee-related issues; protection of intellectual property, liability and risk management, fundraising and marketing compliance, 501c designations, real estate and insurance matters.

Russ is a frequent speaker at attorney conferences, law schools, and bar associations on nonprofit law, handling the media, legal ethics and animal law. He has also drafted and lobbied for animal welfare legislation. Russ is the past president of the Fremont Chamber of Commerce and the past Chair of the King County Bar Association solo and small firm section.

Practice Area
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Additional Practice Areas
  • Animal
  • Non Profit Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
Lindenwood University
Placeholder image for education.
Arizona State University
B.S. | Accounting
Arizona State University Logo
Saint Louis University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law Logo
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar  # 29129
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Contact & Map
Allen & Mead
4509 Interlake Ave North
No. 205
Seattle , WA 98103
Telephone: (206) 729-5000
Toggle tool

There are no recently viewed profiles.

There are no saved profiles.

There are no profiles to compare.