James Michaels

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Jim Michaels is an attorney and previously was an official of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C, where he served as the Associate Director for Consumer Laws and Regulations.  In that capacity he managed the Federal Reserve's responsibilities in implementing consumer financial services and fair lending laws.  He also worked as a litigator in the Office of the General Counsel.  Before joining the Federal Reserve, Mr. Michaels spent several years in private law practice in the District of Columbia, where he represented small business owners and homeowners in predatory lending lawsuits. 

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from The George Washington University.