Russell N. SewellRussell N. “Rusty” Sewell was born and raised in Columbus, Georgia. He graduated from Georgia Tech in 1970 with a B.S. in Textiles and received a law degree from the University of Georgia in 1973. Rusty began his legal career with the Judicial Council of Georgia, followed by the Georgia Attorney General’s Office, and the Georgia General Assembly’s Office of Legislative Counsel. He was the North Georgia Coordinator for the Joe Frank Harris gubernatorial campaign and was Executive Counsel to the Governor after Joe Frank Harris was elected. After serving in the Harris administration, he was a partner at the law firm of Long Aldridge & Norman (now Dentons) for four years. He then became a partner at the government relations and public affairs firm of Boller, Sewell & Segars. He is currently the president of that firm, now doing business as Capitol Partners Public Affairs Group. Rusty and his wife, Linda, have two children.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Work Experience
  • Boller, Sewell & Segars, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia January 1995 to present (currently doing business as Capitol Partners Public Affairs Group, Inc.)
  • Long, Aldridge & Norman, Atlanta, Georgia – September 1990 to December 1994 Of Counsel
  • Office of the Governor, Atlanta, Georgia – January 1983 to September 1990 Executive Counsel to Governor Joe Frank Harris
  • Gubernatorial Campaign for Governor Joe Frank Harris – May 1982 through December 1982 North Georgia Coordinator
  • Georgia General Assembly, Legislative Counsel’s Office – January 1982 through April 1982
  • Attorney General’s Office, Atlanta, Georgia – July 1977 through December 1982
  • Judicial Council of Georgia, Atlanta Georgia – October 1973 through June 1977 Staff Counsel and Assistant Director
Education
  • J.D. University of Georgia School of Law Athens, Georgia 1973
  • B.S. in Textiles, Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia 1970
Memberships, Organizations, Community Service
  • Georgia Chamber of Commerce – Governmental Affairs Council
  • District A, NPU, City of Atlanta, Executive Committee Member
  • Carl Sanders YMCA – Board Member
  • Georgia Institute Of Technology Legislative Advisory Committee Member