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Donna Murphy

Donna Murphy

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Director for Community and Consumer Law
Washington, DC, USA

Donna Murphy is the Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Risk at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).   She oversees development of policy and examination procedures relating to consumer compliance, Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering, fair lending and Community Reinvestment Act issues.  She collaborates internally within the OCC and externally with other responsible governmental agencies regarding the development, implementation, and consistent application of regulations and policy guidance in these areas. Ms. Murphy reports to Senior Deputy Comptroller for Compliance and Community Affairs Grovetta Gardineer, and she serves as a key advisor to the Committee on Bank Supervision and to the Comptroller of the Currency on compliance and CRA matters.

Previously, she served as the OCC’s Director of Community and Consumer Law, in which position she was the agency’s counsel on a wide range of  community development and consumer-related issues.  Her office provided legal interpretations, advice and support on consumer protection, fair lending, and community reinvestment and development issues to OCC policymakers, managers and staff.

Prior to joining the OCC in March 2013, Ms. Murphy served in the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice for more than 20 years. From 2003 to 2013 she served as a Deputy Chief in the Housing and Civil Enforcement Section of the Division, most recently as Principal Deputy Chief, and was responsible for supervising the Division’s fair lending enforcement program.

Before joining the Justice Department, Ms. Murphy served as a law clerk for the Honorable Myron H. Thompson, U.S. District Judge in Montgomery, Alabama. She received her law degree from Yale Law School, and is a summa cum laude graduate of the American University in Washington, D.C.


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