Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced the addition of Elizabeth Khalil
to its Government Policy & Practice Group in the firm’s Chicago office. Elizabeth will also spend time in the Washington, D.C., office, as well as in the firm’s Michigan and Texas offices. Prior to joining Dykema, she served as Acting Special Assistant to Mark Pearce, Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)’s Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP).
In her previous role, Khalil acted as a key advisor on a number of special projects and initiatives and served as a liaison within DCP, across the FDIC, and with external units. She also served as Senior Compliance Policy Analyst, where she represented the FDIC and DCP in interactions with federal and state regulators and a variety of other stakeholders, such as the financial services industry, consumer advocates, the public and the press. A significant part of her work related to community banking, including providing technical assistance and addressing issues of interest to community banks. She worked on projects with the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, including serving as chair of the interagency working group that produced the first social media-focused compliance risk management guidance issued to the banking industry.