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Juliana S. O'Reilly

Juliana S. O'Reilly

American Express Company
VP & Chief Bank Regulatory Counsel
New York, NY, USA

Juliana S. O'Reilly is the Managing & Chief Bank Regulatory Counsel of American Express and sits of the leadership team of the Company's General Counsel. Juliana joined the General Counsel's Office of American Express as Vice President & Chief Bank Regulatory Counsel in June 2008. She is responsible for leading a team of 18 lawyers and other professionals who provide direct support to American Express as a bank holding company, to its major U.S. based banking entities, American Express Bank, FSB, American Express Centurion Bank and American Express Banking Corp., and to its non-bank prepaid businesses. Juliana has a primary role in working with the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in their roles as holding company supervisor for the Company. Juliana and her team also provide support for the Company's bank regulatory matters globally.

Previously, Juliana was Deputy General Counsel of E*TRADE Bank, the Vice President & Deputy General Counsel for Legislation and Regulation at Fannie Mae and a partner in the financial services practice of Venable LLP, a Washington, DC based law firm. She has served in leadership roles for various bar associations and non-profit organizations. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the American Bar Association's Banking Law Committee. She previously served a Trustee of the College Foundation of the University of Virginia and its predecessor organization, the Arts & Sciences Council for 11 years and where she chaired the Emeritus Society and the Foundation's Audit Committee. 

She graduated from the George Washington University Law School and received her Bachelors of Arts degree in History from the University of Virginia. She lives with her husband and two daughters in McLean, VA and enjoys soccer, golf and traveling with her family. 


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