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Russell Baker

Senior Counsel

(312) 565-1400
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One North Franklin
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606


J.D., Saint Louis University Law School, 2012

B.A., Knox College, 2009

  • Dean’s List
  • Basketball Team Captain


Super Lawyers Rising Star (2022-2023)


Russell Baker is an experienced Senior Counsel in the Chicago office of GRSM. He is a member of the Environmental/Toxic Tort practice group. Russell has successfully represented clients in a number of challenging disputes in the states of Missouri and Illinois, as well on serving as national counsel for multiple Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to joining GRSM, Russell received extensive litigation experience from prestigious law firms in St. Louis, MO and Chicago, IL which gained him skills to ensure effective defense strategies on behalf of his clients. Additionally, he has effectively litigated cases involving breach of contract and employment, as well as advising on complex corporate affairs.


  • Illinois
  • Missouri
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