Russell D. Christian

Russell D. Christian is Senior Counsel at Tyson & Mendes’ Las Vegas office. His practice focuses on personal injury and general liability defense litigation. He is licensed to practice in all Nevada state and federal courts.

Mr. Christian has extensive litigation experience representing clients in personal injury defense and business litigation matters including trial, mediation, and motion practice. Mr. Christian has also successfully represented numerous clients in Clark County’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program, where he serves as an arbitrator. Mr. Christian is an officer for the State Bar of Nevada’s Entertainment Law Section and has taught CLE courses on copyright issues.

Mr. Christian obtained his J.D. from Ave Maria School of Law in 2009, where he served on the Moot Court Board. During law school, he gained valuable courtroom experience through internships with the Office of Public Defender for Clark County, Nevada and Washtenaw County, Michigan. He obtained his B.A. in History from The Catholic University of America in 2002. Mr. Christian has been recognized from Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® since 2023 for commercial litigation.

In his free time, Mr. Christian enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and playing guitar. He is an avid fan of the Vegas Golden Knights and the Atlanta Braves.