Russell W. Rudolph
RUSSELL W. RUDOLPH was born in 1963 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and has been a resident of Covington, Louisiana since 1972. He is married to the former Raina Arendt, also of Covington, and the couple has two adult daughters, Hannah and Claire.
Rudolph is a graduate of The St. Paul's School, and obtained his Undergraduate and Law Degrees from Louisiana State University. He began practicing with the firm directly out of law school in 1989, and since that time has focused on defense of clients involved in casualty litigation, products liability and medical malpractice. Rudolph expanded his practice into areas of general commercial litigation, employment discrimination and governmental liability. In his 25+ years of practice, clients have continued to entrust Rudolph with increasingly complex matters of litigation. Rudolph became a partner in SEALE & ROSS in 1997. He currently serves as senior partner for the firm’s Madisonville office.
Rudolph is admitted to practice before all Louisiana state courts, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He is a Past President of the 21st Judicial District Bar Association, and a Member of West St. Tammany Parish Chamber of Commerce. Rudolph has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors and Legal Advisor for Special Olympics Louisiana. He is an avid tennis player and participant in the Northshore USTA men's league.
Rudolph recently finished serving two years as President of the Board of Directors of Tchefuncta Club Estates, a private residential subdivision founded on the Northshore in 1956. He served a community of approximately 500 families and devoted most of his energies during his tenure on the Board to assisting the neighborhood in updating its infrastructure and making capital improvements.