W. Russell Wilson

T 513.651.6733
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Russ is a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC and practices primarily in the area of real estate. He focuses his practice on the representation of owners and developers of commercial real estate, with a particular emphasis on matters related to shopping centers and office buildings. Russ also has considerable experience representing nationally-recognized homebuilders in the acquisition and development of land for residential uses. In addition, Russ assists in the representation of clients in complex real estate related litigation, both during the course of any lawsuit and the negotiation and completion of any settlement.


Representation of owner in simultaneous sale of multiple retail properties for an aggregate price in excess of $50 million

Representation of developer in simultaneous acquisition of 18 parcels for development as a retail site

Representation of landlord in office lease for premises in excess of ten floors

Representation of homebuilder in acquisition of one-half of a city block for downtown residential development 

Highlights & Recognitions

  • AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law, 2007-2019
  • 2001 Ohio Chess Champion

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund, Board of Directors
  • The Springer School and Center, Past President of Board of Trustees
  • Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce, Past Chair of Board of Directors

Other Contact Info


April Burkhardt
T 513.651.6480