Russell D. MarlinOf Counsel
Russell D. Marlin serves as Of Counsel to Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz. He is a graduate of Regents College (now known as Excelsior College) in Albany, New York, where he majored in Political Science and Economics. Mr. Marlin also graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. While in law school, he served as an editor for the University of Arkansas Law Review.
Prior to joining NST, he served as Vice President of Gary Eubanks and Associates, a Little Rock law firm. He has served as national liaison counsel for hormone therapy litigation. Mr. Marlin has tried over 50 personal injury cases ranging from automobile accident cases, trucking accident cases, nursing home and medical malpractice cases, and product liability cases. Mr. Marlin was part of a team of lawyers that obtained more than nine million dollars in compensatory damages and five million dollars in punitive damages on behalf of a man whose wife died as a result of lung cancer, which was caused by cigarettes that had been defectively designed. In addition, Mr. Marlin has considerable experience with class action litigation as well as mass torts litigation. These are complex cases that require considerable knowledge and experience.
Mr. Marlin prides himself on being a strong advocate on behalf of deserving individuals who have been taken advantage by powerful corporations and insurance companies. Throughout his career, Mr. Marlin is known as a knowledgeable and dedicated litigator who will always fight for his clients. Mr. Marlin is also an excellent researcher who always tries to find new legal developments that can help his clients recover money for their injuries. Mr. Marlin has enjoyed litigating nursing home cases because he believes that the elderly are some of the most vulnerable people in our society. He has often fought against binding arbitration agreements which have been prepared by nursing homes upon accepting an elderly person in their care.
One of Mr. Marlin’s major strengths is preparing for medical depositions. He thoroughly reviews a client’s medical records so that he has a clear understanding of his or her injuries. He also has a vast knowledge of medical terminology, and he utilizes this understanding to ask the right questions and help clients recover monetary compensation for their injuries. Mr. Marlin knows that preparation and dedication are the keys to success. Mr. Marlin is an avid reader and he always keeps up with medical and scientific developments, particularly in the area of Federal and Drug Administration pronouncements that adversely affect American citizens.
Mr. Marlin is a member of American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Arkansas Bar Association, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, and the Pulaski County Bar Association. Mr. Marlin is licensed to practice law in Arkansas and Tennessee. He and his wife enjoy spending time with their daughter. In his spare time, Mr. Marlin also enjoys playing chess and exercising.
J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, 2000
B.A., Regents College, 1996
Political Science, Economics, Sociology
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 2000
U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 2000
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
American Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Arkansas Bar Association
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Pulaski County Bar Association