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Rashida  MacMurray-Abdullah

Rashida MacMurray-Abdullah

Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Senior Manager, Forensics
Washington, DC, USA

Rashida MacMurray-Abdullah has experience in corporate investigations, litigation, compliance, and business consulting covering a broad spectrum of industries. She has over 17 years of professional services and consulting experience advising public and private sector clients in a variety of diverse matters including legal operations and strategy, complex fraud investigations, and dispute resolution.

Rashida’s practice focuses in the areas of construction, forensic accounting, anticorruption, and anti-fraud consulting. She spends considerable time working with corporate legal departments and law firms in delivering solutions responsive to critical business needs. Clients rely on Rashida’s ability to combine technical acumen with innovative thinking to help efficiently assess allegations of wrongdoing, uncover evidence, and calculate economic damages. She has led large engagements managing multiple work streams.

Rashida leverages her unique blend of legal and business skills to help corporate law departments their operations to align with corporate strategy as well as become more strategic business and risk advisors.  She is also involved in the firm’s National Chief Legal Officer (CLO) Next Generation Academy and CFO Transition Labs. In this role, she was a member of the inaugural team tasked with developing the curriculum for corporate legal executives be recognized as the pre-eminent business advisor to their business units. She also facilitates one-day strategy sessions with senior executives transitioning into new c-suite roles. She currently leads Deloitte’s NextGen CLO Peer to Peer Forum in Greater Washington area.

Prior to joining Deloitte FAS, Rashida was an attorney with a national law firm providing construction litigation and dispute services to Fortune 500 companies and public entities. Rashida is admitted to practice law in five jurisdictions, including New York, and the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office as a registered patent attorney. She was recently recognized as one of Deloitte’s Rising Stars at the 47th Harlem YMCA bai Awards Gala. She served as a Charter Trustee for Rutgers University Board of Trustees from 2011 through 2017 where she received her J.D. Rashida also holds a B.S in Architecture and Master of Engineering from the University of Virginia.


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