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Russell Mangas is a litigation and trial associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins, and a member of Latham's Complex Commercial Litigation Practice.
Mr. Mangas represents fintech, real restate, and mining and minerals companies, as well as investment banks and commercial manufacturing and service providers on litigation involving:
- Commercial fraud
- Product liability
- Real estate, leasing, and construction
- Accounts receivable management
- Trade secret misappropriation
- Securities and merger litigation
- Contract disputes
- Employment disputes
Mr. Mangas is active in the firm's pro bono program, successfully representing clients in federal criminal appeals and on habeas petitions. He is currently assisting with impact litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure that disabled students receive the support to which they are entitled at school.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Mangas was an associate in the Chicago office of another leading law firm.