Jonathan J. Rusch
Deputy Chief for Strategy and Policy, Fraud Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Adjunct Professor of Law
A.B., Princeton; M.A., J.D., University of Virginia
A.B., cum laude, Princeton; M.A., J.D., University of Virginia. Professor Rusch is Deputy Chief for Strategy...Continue Reading
A.B., cum laude, Princeton; M.A., J.D., University of Virginia. Professor Rusch is Deputy Chief for Strategy and Policy in the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division, and Executive Director for Consumer and Benefit Fraud with the Hurricane Katrina Fraud Task Force, in the U.S. Department of Justice. As lead counsel in major fraud and public corruption investigations, he successfully prosecuted such cases as Congresswoman Mary Rose Oakar, House Sergeant at Arms Jack Russ, and Treasurer of the United States Catalina Villalpando. He serves as Co-Chair of the International Mass-Marketing Fraud and International Identity Crime Working Group, and member of the Core Group of Experts on Identity-Related Crime to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Professor Rusch has been Assistant to the Special Counsel in the Office of Special Counsel Concerning the House Banking Facility, Director of the Office of Financial Enforcement at the U.S. Treasury Department, Counsel to the President's Commission on Organized Crime, and an associate in the firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. Professor Rusch has written articles and papers on cyberspace law, criminal law, and aspects of foreign investment.