Paul B. Cogswell, JD, CFE, CPP, CAMS – Biography


Paul B. Cogswell, JD, CFE, CPP, CAMS

McGovern & Greene LLP

PCogswellPaul Cogswell is the Managing Director of Compliance and Corporate Investigations at McGovern & Greene LLP. He has served the government and private sector in senior management and investigations assignments for the past twenty-five years.

Prior to joining the McGovern & Greene team, Mr. Cogswell served as the Vice President of Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Corporate Security for Ceridian Corporation, Inc. In this capacity, he was responsible for the corporate compliance, risk management and government security functions of the company. Designated as the corporate FSO for the Government Solutions division, Cogswell held a TS/SCI Personnel Security Clearance from the Department of Defense.

Past assignments for Mr. Cogswell include VP/CSO and Director of Corporate Security and Safety for the USF Corporation; Director of Corporate Investigations and Financial Recovery for Sears Holdings Corporation, President and COO for IFPC Worldwide, Inc.; Director of Corporate Loss Prevention for two BATUS companies, Marshall Fields and Gimbels Midwest.

In his government and private sector career, Paul has managed complex investigations and compliance programs, both domestically and internationally. He is an expert in corporate internal investigations, anti–money laundering, anti–kickback, anti–bribery, Foreign Corrupt Practice Act, USA Patriot Act matters and intellectual property infringement investigations.

Paul Cogswell has testified as an expert at both the state and federal levels and has authored articles on complex investigations and compliance. He has personally recovered over 30 million dollars for his employers and clients as a result of his investigations and recovery efforts.

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