The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continues to hire lawyers for senior leadership spots, announcing today a new chief of staff, principal deputy general counsel, assistant director for legislative affairs and assistant director for intergovernmental and international affairs.
Meredith Fuchs will serve as the CFPB’s chief of staff. She previously served as CFPB’s principal deputy general counsel, and before that, as chief investigative counsel for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Stepping up as principal deputy general counsel is Roberto Gonzalez, currently deputy general counsel. He came to the CFPB from the Office of White House Counsel, and will work under CFPB general counsel Leonard Kennedy.
Lisa Konwinski will serve as the CFPB’s assistant director for legislative affairs. Konwinski formerly served as deputy assistant to President Obama and deputy director of the White House Office of Legislative Affairs. She also spent more than 11 years as general counsel to the Senate Budget Committee.
Nicholas Rathod will serve as the CFPB’s assistant director for intergovernmental and international Affairs. A civil rights attorney, Rathod will work with state, local, territorial, tribal and international governments. Previously, he served as the deputy director for intergovernmental affairs at the White House.