Biography

Gretchen L. Lowe is the Chief Counsel of the Division of Enforcement at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. As Chief Counsel, her office is responsible for advising Division staff on legal and policy issues, including international cooperation and coordination.  Ms. Lowe has been with the Commission since 1995.  She has served as Acting Director for Enforcement and was an Associate Director for over 11 years.  She led the investigations and prosecutions of many of the Commission’s significant cases, including the LIBOR and FX Currency and benchmark manipulation cases.  Prior to the CFTC, Ms. Lowe was in private practice at Piper & Marbury (now DLA Piper).  Ms. Lowe obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester and her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.