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Richard (Rocco) L. Russo

Richard (Rocco) L. Russo


Rocco Russo advises clients in product liability, premises liability and commercial litigation. A summer associate at Bowman and Brooke before completing law school, Rocco has assisted with a motor vehicle product liability trial and drafted legal memoranda briefs on product liability and personal injury claims.

While in law school, Rocco served as a legal intern at the Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, in Orlando, Florida. In this role, he drafted legal documents, processed bankruptcy petitions and conducted research. He is also involved in Bowman and Brooke’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

In his spare time, Rocco enjoys fitness, non-fiction reading, listening to podcasts on topics like economics, psychology and sociology. He also enjoys traveling and has visited 35 countries.


Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2019

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 2019
    Journal of Technology Law and Policy, Galleys & Notes Editor
    Law Excellence in Community Service Certificate 
    Law Honor Committee Executive, Board Member 
    Association of Law and Business, Board Member
    Focus: Commercial Law and Complex Civil Litigation
  • University of Central Florida, B.A., 2015

    summa cum laude
    Burnett Honors College, Published Honors Thesis
    Top Honors Grad Medallion Award
    Phi Alpha Delta Mock Trial Travel Team Leadership Award
    Evidence Class Trial Attorney Award
    Golf Team NCAA Division 1 player
    Major: Legal Studies
    Minor: Spanish


    • Bowman and Brooke Trial Skills College
      —Outstanding Team Performance – Defense, 2020