Russell Herron

Senior Associate General Counsel

The University of Chicago
Edward H. Levi Hall, Suite 619
5801 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
773.702.7241

Russell J. Herron is a Senior Associate General Counsel. His primary areas of practice include corporate and business matters, and research, technology transfer and intellectual property issues. His work at the University includes service on numerous committees, including the Select Agent Institutional Biosafety Committee, the BSD Institutional Review Board, the IRB Council, the Clinical Research Policy Board and its Executive Committee, and the University of Chicago Medical Center Compliance Committee. Before joining the University in 2001, Russ was an attorney in the Chicago law firm D’Ancona & Pflaum LLC, where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities and venture capital transactions. He is a graduate, with honors, of the University of Michigan and a 1995 cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.