Russell W. Mills has joined Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP as a partner in its Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring practice. Mills was previously a shareholder with Hiersche, Hayward, Drakeley & Urbach, P.C.
“We are pleased to welcome Russell to the firm,” said James Skochdopole, managing partner of Bell Nunnally. “His experience will expand and deepen our full-service commercial offerings. Clients appreciate Russell’s ability to navigate both legal and business issues throughout the entire restructuring process.”
With more than 30 years of experience, Mills represents clients in commercial bankruptcy and commercial bankruptcy litigation matters, including representing secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, trustees, asset purchasers and debtors. He often handles real and personal property lease issues for businesses of all sizes. In addition, Mills regularly represents defendants in bankruptcy litigation involving preferential and fraudulent transfers and litigation against officers and directors. He also frequently represents clients in bankruptcy matters before appellate courts.
Mills is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1992) and Millsaps College (B.B.A., 1985).