Meredith Fuchs is the Principal Deputy General Counsel of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the agency established by the Dodd-Frank Act to regulate consumer financial products and services such as credit cards and mortgage lending. Before joining CFPB, she served as Chief Investigative Counsel of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, where she led the investigation of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Ms. Fuchs also previously served as Vice President and General Counsel of the National Security Archive at George Washington University and as a litigation partner in the law firm of Wiley Rein LLP. She has been active in the D.C. Bar, having served as an officer on the Board of Governors and on the steering committee of the Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section. She is the recipient of the American Library Association's James Madison Award.
Ms. Fuchs was a law clerk for Judge Patricia M. Wald on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals and for Judge Paul L. Friedman on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. She is a graduate of the New York University School of Law and the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Ms. Fuchs will speak about her experiences at the CFPB and the issues dealt with by the General Counsel's office.
This Off the Record Brown Bag Program is sponsored by the Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section and in cosponsorship with the Antitrust and Consumer Law Section, the Corporation Finance and Securities Law Section, the D.C. Affairs Section, the Labor and Employment Law Section, the Law Practice Management Section, the Litigation Section and the Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section.
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1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington DC 20006
- Sections Office 202-626-3463
- Meredith Fuchs, Principal Deputy General Counsel, CFPB
- CLE Credit
Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section $5.00
Antitrust and Consumer Law Section $5.00
Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section $5.00
D.C. Affairs Section $5.00
Government and Non-profit Employees $5.00
Labor and Employment Law Section $5.00
Law Practice Management Section $5.00
Law Students $5.00
Litigation Section $5.00
Non-Section Members $15.00
Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section $5.00