Erick Russell

Connecticut State Treasurer

Game Changer

Erick will be the first out LGBTQ Treasurer and the first Black LGBTQ statewide elected official in the State of Connecticut!

Biography

Erick is a partner in Pullman & Comley, LLC’s Public and Private Finance Department. He represents the state, state agencies, municipalities, underwriters, banks, and trustees in tax-exempt and taxable bond financing transactions. He has also represented borrowers in connection with the issuance of 501(c)(3)bonds, qualified private activity bonds, revenue bonds, and conduit borrowings.

Erick is the past Vice-Chair of the Connecticut Democratic Party and a member of the Democratic National Committee. He also co-chairs Connecticut Cares, a fundraiser for Lambda Legal, the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of the LGBTQ community through impact litigation, education and public policy work. He is the past chair of the LGBTQ Section of the Connecticut Bar Association and a former director of the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association.

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