Haynes Russell joined Pentecost, Glenn & Mauldin in 2019. He is licensed to practice before all Tennessee state courts as well the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. Haynes devotes the majority of his practice to civil rights defense, governmental entity & governmental employee defense, labor and employment defense, and general civil litigation.
Haynes graduated cum laude from Samford University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. After obtaining his undergraduate degree, he earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Cumberland School of Law in 2018, graduating in the top 10% of his class. At Cumberland, Haynes served as an associate editor for Cumberland Law Review and was recognized as the Scholar of Merit in Secured Transactions. Prior to joining Pentecost, Glenn & Mauldin, he worked as a judicial law clerk at the Tennessee Court of Appeals for Judge Brandon O. Gibson.
Haynes is a proud West Tennessee resident, who is originally from Brownsville, Tennessee, and now resides in Jackson, Tennessee. He worships at Fellowship Bible Church and in his free time enjoys playing tennis, watching college football, playing guitar, and duck hunting.