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Diane E. Thompson

Diane E. Thompson

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Deputy Assistant Director, Office of Regulations
Washington, DC, USA


Diane E. Thompson is Deputy Assistant Director of the Office of Regulations at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  She previously served as Managing Counsel in the Office of Regulations, with primary responsibility for the mortgage servicing rules and the Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule.  She is a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers and was a member of the Consumer Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board from 2003-2005. Prior to joining the CFPB, she was of counsel with the National Consumer Law Center, where she was the co-author of the NCLC treatise Truth in Lending and a contributing author to Mortgage Lending.  She is a co-author of The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth: Fulfilling the Promise of Truth In Lending, 25 Yale J. Reg. 181 (2008), and the author of Foreclosing Modifications, 86 Wash. L. Rev. 755 (2011)From 1994 to 2007, Ms. Thompson represented individual low-income homeowners in East St. Louis at Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation.  Between 1995 and 2001, Ms. Thompson served as corporate counsel to the largest private nonprofit affordable housing provider in the East St. Louis metropolitan area.  She received her B.A. from Cornell University and her J.D. from New York University.
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