The Russell Firm LLC

Torrent Defense + Intellectual Property Litigation


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Advocating for defendants and subpoena targets in torrent copyright infringement and intellectual property litigation since 2009.

Headquartered in Chicago's fantastic Wicker Park neighborhood, The Russell Firm LLC represents copyright infringement defendants and downloader subpoena targets in Chicago and across the country. The firm specializes in representing defendants in BitTorrent copyright infringement cases relating to file sharing. We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every case and customize our support to your individual needs and concerns.

Attorney Erin Russell has been practicing for over 12 years. She is always on top of modern technology and media, particularly as they relate to file sharing and copyright trolling litigation, and has monitored their evolution to inform her legal approaches—all to give you exceptional advice that will last for years to come.

Get in touch with us to set up a consultation, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page to enquire whether our services are right for you.




1519 W. Haddon Avenue, Suite D
Chicago, IL 60642


(312) 994-2424


Areas of Practice


The way people consume entertainment is constantly in flux. Some content creators have entered the fray by pursuing infringement cases against downloaders. The Russell Firm strives to anticipate these changes and defending the rights of individuals accused of misusing online entertainment access tools. BitTorrent downloading cases have become the most frequently filed copyright infringement cases in the country. Targets who receive ISP subpoena notifications deserve quick, accurate, and comprehensive legal advice so they can take steps to protect their assets and identities. 


The way people consume entertainment is constantly in flux, so the laws must adapt quickly. The Russell Firm strives to anticipate these changes and defending the rights of individuals accused of misusing online entertainment access tools. 



Distribution of intimate images without consent is an increasing risk of online life. Victims of "revenge porn" are increasingly protected by the law, and require experienced legal counsel to advocate for their rights. The Russell Firm takes the privacy rights of our clients very seriously and has the means to litigate revenge porn cases and assist in having the offending images removed from the internet.


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