Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN)
Guest Speaker Biographies -
Roberta K. McInerney
Roberta K. McInerney currently serves as Deputy General Counsel
(Consumer and Legislation) at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
In this capacity, Ms. McInerney oversees the drafting and development of
legislation for the FDIC and legal interaction with Congress on
legislation, testimony, and congressional inquiries. She is also
responsible for the legal divisionís consumer protection and compliance
function, as well as its deposit insurance and assessments group.
coming to the FDIC, Ms. McInerney served for 10 years as the Assistant
General Counsel Banking & Finance) at the Department of Treasury where
she was the principal legal advisor to the Treasury Department on issues
affecting depository and other financial institutions. During her tenure
at Treasury, Ms. McInerney drafted and provided legal counsel on banking
legislation and also worked with the Federal Reserve Board to develop
and draft key regulations to implement new financial activities
authorized by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. Ms. McInerney previously
served as an attorney for the FDIC's Office of Legislative Affairs from
1989 to 1991. She also worked on Capitol Hill and in the Federal Reserve
Board's Legal Division from 1982 to 1986. She is a 1981 graduate of the
George Washington University Law School.