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Russell Binns

Flanagan Partners LLP

201 St. Charles Ave., Suite 3300
New Orleans, LA 0170

(504) 569-0235 (Main)
(504) 592-0251 (Fax)


Russell Binns advises clients on transactional matters concerning oil and gas production and transport, insurance coverage, and construction. He drafts and negotiates contracts for producers and service contractors in those industries, including master service agreements, drilling contracts, purchase orders, charters, non-disclosure agreements, and construction contracts. In addition to his legal experience, Russell is also a graduate of the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) and Energy Risk and Insurance Specialist (ERIS) programs and is a licensed commercial property and casualty broker in Colorado. While in law school, Russell served as a judicial fellow under Judge Madden in the Denver District Court. Prior to joining Flanagan Partners, Russell was a Senior Account Executive and served as the Contractual Risk Advisor for the oil and gas book of one of the largest property and casualty insurance brokerages in the US.


Professional Associations


  • Colorado Bar Association Member

  • Construction Law Section Member 

  • Natural Resources and Energy Law Section Member 


  • Colorado (2014)

  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado (2023)


  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2014 

    • Certificate in Commercial Law

    • Certificate in Natural Resource Law

  • The Colorado College, B.A. 


  • Graduate of IRMI Construction Risk and Insurance Specialty Course

  • Graduate of IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Specialty Course 


Areas of Practice

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