On June 4, 2018 Heather Russell, will be joining the team at TransUnion as the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Russell is bringing with her many years of expertise. Her most recent position before moving to TransUnion was with the law firm Buckley Sandler, LLP in which she was a partner and had served as the head of their Financial Institutions regulation since October of 2016.
Heather Russell could not be more qualified for the position that she is taking on at TransUnion. She graduated from the College of William and Mary with a Bachelor in Arts with majors in both English and Biology. She then attended the American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. and earned her law degree.
Since earning her law degree, Russell has held many different positions in which she has fully utilized her skill base. She has served at the Global Chief Regulatory Counsel while employed with the Bank of New York Mellon and worked for eight years with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom in both their domestic offices and their offices that are abroad in London and the UK.
Heather Russell is replacing John Blenke at TransUnion and Blenke will be assisting her as she transitions into his role before he takes full retirement. TransUnion is one of the three major agencies in the United States and completes work in more than 30 countries that are scattered throughout the world. The company maintains the credit scores of individuals, as well as offering fraud prevention tools to both consumers and businesses. Twitter: @heatherarussell
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