Russell A. Wantland, J.D., M.B.A.Russell has experience advising a diverse group of business ventures in a number of different industries. Primarily, he works alongside businesses providing oversight and advisement on strategic planning, acquisitions, development, forecasting, and litigation matters. He assists growing consumer brands in launching and managing local and worldwide franchise systems and regularly advises clients in all areas of real estate investment, development, management, and revitalization. Russell advises several Oklahoma based private equity investment companies who are seeking to build asset portfolios in the real estate, local energy, technology, and medical sectors.
Using his knowledge of the local market and extensive experience gained in identifying and analyzing investments, he provides a unique combination of legal and business knowledge to improve strategic planning, operations, and long-term value of growing companies. Prior to forming Resolution Legal Group, Russell served as General Counsel for Caliber Companies, and represented clients in private practice for the firm Mulinix, Ogden, Hall, Andrews, and Ludlam PLLC, in the areas of closely held mergers and acquisitions, business litigation, and real estate transactions. Mr. Wantland earned his B.B.A., M.B.A., and J.D. degrees from the University of Oklahoma. His home is in Northeast Edmond, Oklahoma, where he attends St. Mark Lutheran Church and serves on the church board of elders and recently served as a steering committee member for development of the City of Edmond’s 50-year water supply plan. Russell was named to Oklahoma Super Lawyers - Rising Stars in 2009. He also serves on the Central Edmond Urban Development Board, is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the Urban Land Institute, and Oklahoma Venture Forum.
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