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Russell Ainsworth is a partner at Loevy & Loevy. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2002, magna cum laude . During law school, Mr. Ainsworth received numerous awards, including Dean’s list honors several times, the highest grade certificate in Tax I and Business Organization I, Public Interest student of the year, and was elected to be a speaker at his graduation. Following law school, he spent one year clerking for the brilliant Judge Paul Lundsten of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.
Mr. Ainsworth joined Loevy & Loevy in the Fall of 2003 and has concentrated his practice on police brutality, wrongful arrest, First Amendment violations, and Constitutional issues. He has tried ten civil rights cases to juries, obtaining millions of dollars in compensation for his clients. Mr. Ainsworth is also a Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago where he co-teaches a course titled The Exoneration Project, a wrongful conviction legal clinic.
He has been admitted to practice by the Illinois Supreme Court, the Northern District Court of Illinois, the Northern District of Indiana, the Northern District of Ohio, and the Sixth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals. He enjoys tennis, biking, and sneaking peeks of Cubs games on WGN during work hours.
• U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
• U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin – 2002
• Magna Cum Laude
• Dean’s List