Russell Fecteau focuses his practice on securities enforcement defense and regulatory counseling for broker-dealers and individuals with respect to the federal securities laws, SEC rules, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules, and the rules of other self-regulatory organizations, such as the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB).
Russell previously spent more than a decade in FINRA’s Market Regulation Department. While at FINRA, Russell was part of various regulatory, examination, and enforcement activities involving the rules related to best execution; equity and fixed income trade reporting; fair pricing; Order Audit Trail System (OATS) reporting; record keeping; Regulations National Market System (NMS) and SHO; and supervision. He also investigated and resolved novel and complex matters involving prohibited trading practices.
American University, Washington College of Law, 2001, Juris Doctor, cum laude
Georgetown University Law Center, 2008, Master of Laws, with distinction
Marquette University, 1998, Bachelor of Arts, English
District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Securities Regulation, US News/Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2019)