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Russell Thompson Honored with the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award

"The School of Law Alumni Association is honored to recognize Russell Thompson L'90, chief compliance officer and deputy general counsel at Mariner Investment Group, LLC with the Distinguished Alumnus Award," says Stephen Button L'06, president of the Alumni Association.

Since joining Mariner in 2004, Thompson has served as chief compliance officer and deputy general counsel. He began his career as an enforcement attorney at the SEC, worked in compliance at Prudential, and served as chief compliance officer of MacKay Shields. Thompson also spent several years working in sports and entertainment law. His volunteer work includes the Western New England University School of Law Invitational Basketball Tournament, coaching youth football and basketball, and public service and legal work for a religious organization.