Rus concentrates his Catastrophic Injury Litigation practice on issues involving motor vehicle liability, premises liability, product liability, medical liability, liquor liability, and other related liability issues including, but not limited to, physical abuse, sexual abuse, wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile and motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, and defective products.

Rus focuses his practice on complex, multi-party injury litigation against individuals, businesses, and governmental entities, and he specializes in representing crime victims in catastrophic civil injury claims.

Rus was awarded the 2017 Victims' Rights Partnership Award for Outstanding Achievement by the National Crime Victim Law Institute for his work in the New Hampshire Supreme Court in the Lizzi Marriott case, where he was the keynote speaker at their national conference in Portland, Oregon.  Rus' work resulted in the first case in United States history where a murder victim's family was allowed to intervene in a criminal defendant's appeal.


  • New Hampshire Supreme Court 
  • United States District Court - District of New Hampshire 
  • United States Court of Appeals - First Circuit


  • B.A. - University of New Mexico
  • J.D., cum laude - Syracuse University College of Law

  • Shareholder/President, Rilee & Associates, 2010 - present


  • New Hampshire Bar Association 
  • American Association of Justice
  • New Hampshire Association of Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum 

Michaud v. McAnaney, 2007 D.N.H. 118, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 71890 (2007)
Patrisso v. School Administrative Unit #59, 2010 D.N.H 002, 2010 WL 56203 (2010)

State v. Mazzaglia, #2014-0592

In re: NB, 169 N.H. 265 (2016)

T.C. and D.C. v. State of New Hampshire, #2016-2018-CV-00153 (Hillsborough County Superior Court - Northern District)

Rus Rilee

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