Peter Norell General Counsel for Law Enforcement Operations
Mr. Peter Norell is General Counsel for Law Enforcement Operations at Circinus LEO.
He is also the managing director of Norell Consulting, Inc. and a certified fraud examiner. His expertise in all matters surrounding fraud investigation and litigation due diligence motivated him to found Norell Consulting, Inc. in 2010. His firm provides investigative and consulting services to publicly traded and privately held companies in need of internal and external investigations in all sectors with an emphasis on the financial community. He represents companies and individuals subject to DOJ, SEC, and other enforcement proceedings in the securities and financial sectors.
His areas of focus include
- Fraud examination
- Internal investigation
- Litigation support
- Private equity
- Due diligence
- Forensic accounting/analysis
- SEC and DOJ enforcement matters
Mr. Norell has 14 years of experience handling white-collar crime investigation for the FBI. While serving as a special agent, he worked exclusively on complex white-collar investigations including corporate fraud, accounting scandals, securities fraud, insider trading cases, Ponzi schemes, private equity/hedge funds frauds, embezzlements, and mortgage/mortgage-backed securities frauds. He became intimately familiar with accounting principles, internal controls, and state and federal regulations in this position. Mr. Norell’s previous government experience includes: FBI, Supervisory Special Agent (2002-2008), Special Agent (1996-2002, 2008-2010), and FBI’s Los Angeles Office, Undercover Coordinator, White Collar Crime Program Coordinator Financial Crimes Section, Criminal Investigative Division in Washington, D.C., and Supervisor, Economic Crimes Unit/Corporate Fraud Taskforce.
Scott Edson Executive Vice President of Technology
Chief Scott Edson retired from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) in March of 2017 after over 39 years of honorable and exemplary service. His last position with the Sheriff’s Department was Chief of Special Operations Division which included Counterterrorism, SWAT, Air Operations, Crime Analysis and Intelligence, Street Gang Investigations, Emergency Management, Crisis Negotiations, Arson and Explosives, and Mental Evaluation Field Teams. Prior assignments on the LASD included technology, communications, law enforcement information sharing, emergency management, investigations, patrol, and custody.
Chief Edson remains an active member of the Police Executive Research Forum, National Sheriffs’ Association, International Association of Chiefs of Police, Major County Sheriffs’ Association, Major Cities Chiefs Association, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, and several others. He is also on the Board of Governors of the Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals, and Chairman of the Board of the International Public Safety Association.