Jeremy Newell is a senior fellow at the Bank Policy Institute. In his new role at BPI, Jeremy will provide strategic input on regulatory reform, payments, and administrative law issues. Jeremy comes to BPI from Covington & Burling LLP where he was a partner in the firm’s financial services practice.
“Jeremy is one of the nation’s foremost legal thinkers on financial regulation, and draws on a wealth of experience in both the public and private sectors,”said Greg Baer, President and CEO of BPI. “Jeremy was instrumental in helping stand up BPI when we formed four years ago, and we are excited to welcome him back home. We will benefit both from his ideas and his collaborative approach.”
“BPI as a leading banking trade association is at the forefront of shaping sound banking policy,” said Newell. “BPI has an incredibly talented and well-respected staff, and I am excited to get to work with so many of my former colleagues again and to meet some new ones.”
As a former partner at Covington & Burling, attorney at the Federal Reserve, and general counsel at both the Bank Policy Institute and The Clearing House Association, Jeremy has spent his career helping a wide range of banking system stakeholders to understand and navigate a rapidly evolving regulatory environment and address complex and high-stakes legal and policy challenges.
In 2018, when The Clearing House and Financial Services Roundtable merged to form BPI, Jeremy served as both General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer and oversaw everything from regulatory affairs to human resources and operations. He not only stood up a best-in-class regulatory affairs team but was also influential in establishing a productive, collaborative and fun workplace culture that continues to endure.
Jeremy received a B.A. from Union College and a J.D. from Yale Law School. He is a member of the New York and District of Columbia Bars and a member of the Exchequer Club. He is a frequent speaker, writer, and teacher on U.S. bank regulation and the international framework for financial institutions.