Meyers Nave Elevates Russell E. Morse to Principal
January 3, 2024
Meyers Nave has elevated Senior Of Counsel Attorney Russell E. Morse to Principal of the Firm, effective January 1, 2024.
Managing Principal David Skinner emphasizes that “Russell is a go-to counsel for cutting-edge real estate and land use projects throughout California. His distinctive blend of creativity, experience, and business acumen in addressing complex legal challenges sets him apart and positions him as a genuine business collaborator with our clients. We are fortunate to welcome Russell as a Principal with the Firm, and we look forward to his leadership in the years ahead.”
Russell earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., political science and anthropology) and his J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. He is a deeply experienced attorney in real estate transactions and land use, uniquely able to support clients from the property acquisition stage through entitlements and environmental review. His practice focuses on land use and zoning, CEQA, housing development and real estate law. Private developers, hospitality companies and public entities benefit from his experience and skill to complete complex initiatives, including large affordable housing projects and projects using the Housing Accountability Act and Builder’s Remedy. Also recognized for his pro bono work, Russell has helped Native American tribal-affiliated groups with land back transactions, the first of their kind in Orange and Los Angeles Counties.
Russell explains, “Meyers Nave has given me the opportunity to work on the most exciting land use, CEQA and real estate projects in California alongside a team of exceptional attorneys who are also genuinely good people. I am excited to become a Principal and leader with the Firm and support its continued growth.”