Ms. Rush’s area of specialization at Waddell & Reed is regulatory affairs. Ms. Rush’s main responsibility is to respond on behalf of the broker dealers (Waddell & Reed, Inc. and Ivy Distributor, Inc.) regarding issues of regulatory concern. In this capacity, Ms. Rush interacts with the SEC, FINRA, State Attorney Generals, the Labor Department, State Securities and Insurance Commissioners and counsel for claimants. Prior to joining Waddell & Reed, Ms. Rush was employed by a national law firm, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, as a trial attorney. Ms. Rush’s areas of expertise were Securities Litigation and Complex Commercial Litigation.