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WHF Public Policy Luncheon with FDIC Chairman, Jelena McWilliams
Latham & Watkins
555 Eleventh Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004
Tuesday, December 03, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
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WHF Public Policy Luncheon with FDIC Chairman, Jelena McWilliams








FDIC Chairman, Jelena McWilliams will discuss current matters before the FDIC

Date: December 3, 2019  
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm 
Location: Latham & Watkins, 555 11th Street NW, Ste. 1000, Washington DC 
Metro:  Accessible via the Metro Center stop 
Retired/Student/Associate Member: $25.00
Government/Academic/Public Sector Member: $35.00
Private Sector Member: $40.00
Nonmembers: $60.00
$10 off the lunch if you renew/join WHF membership. Please contact 703.683.4742

Online Registration Closed. On-Site Registration will be available


Jelena McWilliams was sworn in as the 21st Chairman of the FDIC on June 5, 2018. Ms. McWilliams was Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary for Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank, Ms. McWilliams worked in the U.S. Senate for six years, most recently as Chief Counsel and Deputy Staff Director with the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and previously as Assistant Chief Counsel with the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. From 2007 to 2010, Ms. McWilliams served as an attorney at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, where she drafted consumer protection regulations, reviewed and analyzed comment letters on regulatory proposals, and responded to consumer complaints.

Before entering public service, she practiced corporate and securities law at Morrison & Foerster LLP in Palo Alto, California, and Hogan & Hartson LLP in Washington, D.C. In legal practice, Ms. McWilliams advised management and boards of directors on corporate governance, compliance, and reporting requirements under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. She also represented publicly- and privately-held companies in mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, strategic business ventures, venture capital investments, and general corporate matters.

Ms. McWilliams graduated with highest honors from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.S. in political science and earned her law degree from U.C. Berkeley School of Law.