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WHF Event: Banking Agency General Counsels
Paul Hastings
875 15th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
United States
Wednesday, March 06, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Category: Events


WHF is pleased to welcome the federal banking agency general counsels.  

Mark E. Van Der
Weide, General Counsel, Federal Reserve Board 
Jonathan Gould, Chief Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Charles Yi, General Counsel, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 
Mary McLeod, General Counsel, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 

Date: March 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm 
Location:  Paul Hastings, 875 15th Street NW #10, Washington DC 20005
Metro: Metro Center and McPherson Square  

Cost: WHF Members Only
$20.00 - WHF Members
$15.00 - Student/Associate/Public Sector

Register Here


Speaker Bios:

Mark has been General Counsel of the Federal Reserve Board since the summer of 2017.  Prior to that, Mark held positions in the Board's Division of Supervision and Regulation, including as Deputy Director. In that role, he and his team advised the Division Director and Board Members on financial regulatory policy issues.  In 2009 and 2010, he was detailed to the U.S. Treasury Department, where he participated in efforts to implement financial reform legislation.  Mark worked in the Board's Legal Division from 1998 to 2009, after spending two years as an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He earned a B.A. degree in history and philosophy from the University of Iowa in 1992 and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1995.

Jonathan recently joined the OCC from the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, where he served as Chief Counsel. Prior to that role, he worked in the private sector at BlackRock and at Promontory Financial Group, where he served as Promontory’s Deputy General Counsel. Previously, he served on the Senate Banking Committee staff. Mr. Gould began his professional career with Alston & Bird LLP, advising financial services companies on banking and corporate law, including bank regulation and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Gould earned his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and his law degree from Washington and Lee University.

Charles has served as FDIC General Counsel since 2015. Prior to the FDIC, he served as Staff Director and Chief Counsel on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the U.S. Senate. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Banking and Finance at the U.S. Treasury Department and as Counsel for the Committee on Financial Services of the U.S. House of Representatives. Charles has his bachelor’s from UC Berkeley, his MPA from Princeton, and his law degree from Columbia. Before becoming a lawyer, Charles proudly served as a US Army captain.

Mary joined CFPB as General Counsel in early 2016.  Prior to the CFPB, Mary headed the Office of the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State where she advised the Secretary and other senior officials on all aspects of the Department’s legal work.  Mary first joined the Department of State in 1977. In prior service at the Department of State, she served as the Principal Deputy Legal Adviser, the Legal Adviser to the U.S. Mission at the United Nations, and Assistant Legal Adviser for a number of offices, including those responsible for political and military affairs, Eastern Asia and Pacific Affairs, human rights and refugees, and employment law.  She is a graduate of Yale University. She attended the University of Edinburgh as a Marshall Scholar and then went on to New York University Law School, where she was a Root-Tilden Scholar.