Robin Russell


Current Position

Deputy Managing Partner
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
600 Travis Avenue
Suite 4200
Houston, TX 77002-2929

Tel: 713-220-4086
Fax: 713-238-7192

Class: XXIII (2012)Circuit: Fifth


Texas Tech University, B.S., magna cum laude, International Trade (1983)
Baylor University School of Law, J.D., cum laude (1986)
Boston University School of Law, LL.M., Banking Law Studies (1993)

Professional Career

Houston Office Managing Partner (2011-2018); Co-Chair, Financial Restructuring Practice (2007-2018); Partner (1994-); Associate (1987-93), Andrews Kurth LLP
Judicial Clerk, Texas Supreme Court (1986-87)


American Law Institute (2007-)
American Inns of Court - Moller - Foltz, Master of the Bench
Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
Center for Women in the Law, University of Texas School of Law, Founder
Baylor Law Alumni Association & Baylor Law Review Alumni Association, Life Member
Alexis de Tocqueville Society of the United Way
The College of the State Bar of Texas
American Bankruptcy Institute
Texas Wall Street Women, Advisory Board
Christ the King Lutheran Church
Daughters of the American Revolution


"District Court Overturns the TOUSA Fraudulent Transfer Ruling," The Banking Law Journal 2011 Author
Chapter 5: "Understanding the Risks of Directing an Institution in Financial Distress," Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions, Edward Elgar Publishing 2008 Co-author
Last Rights: Liquidating a Company Oxford University Press 2006 Co-author
Texas Practice Guide: Creditors' Rights Thomson Reuters 1998 (updated annually) Co-author
Texas Practice Guide: Financial Transactions (Vol. 2 & 3) Thomson Reuters 2000 (updated annually) Author
Texas Secured Lending Guide Texas Bankers' Association 2009 (14th ed.) Author
Texas problem Loan Guide Texas Bankers' Association 2009 (2nd ed.) Author
"Maximizing Estate Value Through Effective Economic Litigation Analysis," Norton's 1998 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law at 21, The West Group 1998 Co-author


"The Best Lawyers in America," Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law (2010-11)
Chambers USA, Profiled as one of the leading Bankruptcy/Restructuring lawyers in Texas, "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" (2010;11)
National Diversity Council, 2011 Most Powerful and Influential Women of Texas (2011)
"Women Worth Watching" 2011 Award Winner, Profiles in Diversity Journal (Sep/Oct 2011)
Baylor Law School Alumna of the Month, (Jun 2011)
Texas SuperLawyer in Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights, "Texas Monthly", (2006-11)