Todd J. Russo is the Deputy General Counsel & Secretary at Buckeye Partners, L.P. where his responsibilities include assisting Buckeye Partners in securities and other corporate law matters. Buckeye Partners is a publicly traded master limited partnership listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Prior to joining Buckeye Partners, Mr. Russo was an attorney in the Business & Finance Department at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, Philadelphia and a member of Ballard Spahr's Securities Group, where he concentrated his practice in the areas of securities, corporate financing (public and private), corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Russo has experience providing advice in connection with public company disclosure obligations, securities law aspects of employee benefits, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, and tender offers. Mr. Russo is a graduate of Lehigh University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.