C. Russell Cox
C. Russell Cox is a partner in the Indianapolis law firm of Cox, Sargeant & Burns, P.C. Mr. Cox concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law, transactions, and tax-exempt organizations.
General: Born in 1957; admitted to Indiana bar in 1986, Illinois bar in 1988.
Education: University of Chicago (J.D., 1986); Purdue University (B.S.Ch.E., Chemical Engineering, 1980, M.B.A., 1981).
Cox, Sargeant & Burns, P.C. (1999- ); Partner
Leagre Chandler & Millard (1986-1999); Associate Attorney,
Partner and Managing Partner
Business and Civic: Board of Directors, Premier Capital Corporation, 1999-(Chairman, 2006-2007); Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, 1990-1998, 2006- (Scholarship Committee, 1990-); Board of Directors, Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation, 1993-(President, 1995-1996); Board of Directors, Project Impact Indianapolis, 2004-; Board of Directors, DARE Indiana, 2000-, Board of Directors, Purdue University Krannert School Alumni Association, 1996-1999; Ardath Burkhart Board Leadership Development Series, Class VIII; Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society; Board of Trustees, Purdue University, 1979-1981.
Author: “Limited Liability Company Act Provides New Options for Business Owners,” Hoosier Banker Magazine, July 1993; “Limited Liability Companies,” The Indiana CPA, July and August 1993.
Co-Author: “The Indiana Responsible Property Transfer Law: New Environmental Information and Responsibilities,” Hoosier Banker Magazine, December 1989; “Choosing the Right Form for Your Business Entity,” Entrepre-News, March 1994.
Contribution Noted: Limited Liability Company Handbook, Mark A. Sargent (Clark Boardman Callaghan, 1996-1997); Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain, Richard A. Epstein (Harvard University Press, 1985).
Lecturer: Frequent lecturer on corporate law, tax-exempt organization, tax-exempt organization, licensing and entrepreneurial topics, including Chair, “Valuation of Indiana Businesses and Preparation for Sale,” Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF), 2005; Chair, “Building Indiana Companies,” ICLEF, 2003; and Chair, “Limited Liability Companies,” ICLEF, 1993.
Member: Venture Club of Indiana; TechPoint; Licensing Executives Society; Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar Associations; Indiana and American Society of Association Executives; Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.
Awards: Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2010-; 1997 Horatio Alger Outstanding Alumnus Award, Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis; 1999 Associate Member of the Year, Indiana Society of Association Executives.