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Alumna Karen Solomon Named as OCC Deputy Chief Counsel

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced the selection of CUA Law grad Karen Solomon, Class of 1979, as deputy chief counsel.
In her new role, Ms. Solomon will oversee three divisions in the Law Department – Legislative and Regulatory Activities, Bank Activities and Structure, and Securities and Corporate Practices.  
“Karen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her new position,” said Chief Counsel Julie Williams. “She’s a great lawyer and strategic thinker, and an outstanding manager, and she has an in-depth knowledge of the laws governing national banks. I have had the pleasure of working with Karen for many years, and she brings remarkable talents to her new position.”
Solomon joined the OCC in 1995 as a special counsel. She next served as assistant director of the Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division and was promoted to director in 1996. Prior to the OCC, Solomon was a deputy chief counsel at the Office of Thrift Supervision with responsibility for managing the Regulations and Legislation Division.