Anna M. Harrington is a former senior vice president and associate general counsel on the regulatory team of the Bank Policy Institute where she led BPI’s regulatory advocacy efforts on capital and other key prudential regulatory matters. She brings over a decade of public service and private sector experience, including working in both legal and policy roles.
Previously, she was a member of the Financial Institutions Practice Group at WilmerHale where she advised clients on complex regulatory and transactional matters. Prior to WilmerHale, Ms. Harrington was the U.S. Head of Bank Regulatory Policy at Barclays. In this role, she led and managed the development of U.S. bank regulatory policy priorities and strategy.
Ms. Harrington previously served in both the Legal Division and in the Division of Supervision and Regulation of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System where she was responsible for developing and implementing policy across a number of post-crisis Dodd-Frank Act rulemakings. Ms. Harrington also analyzed numerous proposals, applications, and issues arising under U.S. banking laws, including the Bank Holding Company Act, the Change in Bank Control Act, the Federal Reserve Act, and the International Banking Act and related regulations.
Ms. Harrington earned a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as a Note Editor on the Boston College Law Review. She earned an A.B. degree, magna cum laude, in Economics from Harvard College. Ms. Harrington is a member of the New York bar.