A.B., Princeton; M.A., University of Virginia; J.D., University of Virginia
A.B., cum laude, Princeton; M.A., J.D., University of Virginia. Professor Rusch is Director, U.S. and International Anti-Corruption Law Program and Adjunct Professor, American University Washington College of Law, and a Senior Fellow in the Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement at New York University Law School. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Head of Anti-Bribery and Corruption Governance at Wells Fargo; Deputy Chief for Strategy and Policy in the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division, and Executive Director of the Disaster Fraud Task Force, in the U.S. Department of Justice; Director of the Office of Financial Enforcement in the U.S. Department of the Treasury; and Counsel to the President’s Commission on Organized Crime. 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. Professor Rusch also was 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 a variety of articles, papers, and blog posts on various aspects of corporate compliance and criminal law.