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Guest Speaker Biographies - Ruth R. Amberg

Last Updated: March 26, 2010

Ruth R. Amberg is the Senior Counsel for the Consumer Compliance Section of the Consumer and Legislation Branch in the Legal Division of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.  In that capacity, she manages the development, drafting, and interpretation of legislation, regulations, and policy statements related to consumer protection, loan modifications, mortgages, privacy, information security, regulatory reform and restructuring, and other matters.  Ms. Amberg previously managed the division’s group responsible for legislation, and was a Senior Counsel in the section charged with resolving failing banks.  Ms. Amberg also served as a Legislative Fellow on the staff of the Senate Banking Committee, where she worked on financial institution legislation, including FDICIA. 

Prior to joining the FDIC, Ms. Amberg served as an Associate General Counsel at the Federal Home Loan Bank Board.  She has also held positions at the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Trade Commission, and was an Assistant General Counsel and administrative law judge for the Texas Banking Commission.  Ms. Amberg is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law.