C. Edward Russell Jr.


    Eddie has 40 years of experience in general business law advising clients as they buy, sell or start businesses. He has represented small businesses, large corporations, not-for-profit institutions, venture capital lenders, and real estate developers and tenants.

    Representative Matters

    • Currently renegotiating leases and negotiating purchase contracts
    • Represented client in sale of 127,000 square foot Power Center
    • Negotiated unsubordinated ground lease with primary care health facility

    Recognition & Honors

    • Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Phi Alpha Delta; President
    • Law Clerk to The Honorable John A. MacKenzie, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1967-1968
    • AV® Rated; Martindale Hubbell


    • American Bar Association
    • Virginia Bar Association; President Young Lawyers Section, 1978-1988
    • Portsmouth General Hospital Foundation; General Counsel
    • Judicial Conference of the U.S. Fourth Circuit
    • Economics Club of Hampton Roads; Board of Directors
    • Chesapeake Public Library Foundation; President, Board of Directors
    • Portsmouth General Hospital; Former President, Director, General Counsel
    • Tidewater Health Care Inc.; Former Director
    • Sentara Healthcare Systems; Former Director
    • Dominion Bank; Former Director
    • Girls Club of Portsmouth; Former President and Director
    • Westminster Canterbury Foundation; Former Director


    • Hampden-Sydney College; B.A., 1964
    • Washington & Lee University School of Law; LL.B., 1967