Christopher W. Rust


Christopher W. Rust focuses his practice on Personal Injury and Litigation matters.  He has extensive practice experience in motor vehicle accident, premises liability, and construction site injury litigation.  He clerked for the Honorable Anita R. Florio, Justice of the Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department, prior to admission to practice in New York. Since joining The Towne Law Firm, P.C., he has helped the firm’s clients obtain verdicts and settlements in excess of $7,500,000.

He began his practice with a well-established general practice firm in Bronx, New York, where he gained extensive personal injury and insurance defense litigation experience in all of the courts in New York City and the surrounding suburbs.  Mr. Rust has worked in the areas of premises liability, elevator liability, New York Labor Law, Insurance Defense and subrogation, and general liability.  Immediately prior to coming to work for The Towne Law Firm, P.C., Mr. Rust clerked for the Honorable Judith A. Hard, Justice of the Court of Claims in Albany.

Christopher Rust is an Associate at TLF.


  • Pace University School of Law, cum laude, J.D., 2008
  • San Jose State University, B.A., 1995

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2009
  • Connecticut, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2014
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second District, 2015

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Albany County Bar Association
  • Member, Capital Region Chamber of Commerce, Business Referral Group
  • Volunteer, Diocese of Albany, Residents Encounter Christ Program
  • Member, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Niskayuna Consumers’ Cooperative Market
  • Member, Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association
  • Member, Saratoga County Bar Association
  • Member, Schenectady County Bar Association