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Russell Kooistra


Washington, D.C.
Business Phone: 202.274.2872
Business Fax: 202.274.2994


Russell Kooistra is an associate in the Energy section and resides in the Washington, DC office. His primary practice focuses on federal regulation of the physical and financial electricity and gas markets. Russell also has experience drafting and reviewing energy-related transactions.

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2015-present
  • Legal Intern, Whistleblower Office, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 2014-2015
  • Summer Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2014
*Admitted only in New York. Practice supervised by D.C. Bar members pursuant to D.C. Bar Rule 49(c)(8). 



  • George Washington University, J.D., cum laude, 2015
    George Washington Scholar
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S., 2012

Bar Admissions

  • New York