Russell & Wright attorney Steven L. Russell was recently certified as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The CFE certification is awarded by the ACFE to applicants who meet the organization’s character, experience, and education requirements and pass a comprehensive examination in four subject areas relating to fraud: Fraudulent Financial Transactions, Fraud Prevention and Deterrence, Legal Elements of Fraud, and Fraud Investigation. Russell met all the requirements and received notice from the ACFE that he passed the examination.
Russell leads the firm’s Mortgage and Financial Services Practice Group, which advises financial services companies on fraud, underwriting, and other issues. Russell also represents clients in business litigation, including cases involving allegations of fraud or breach of fiduciary duty.