Raymond Natter is a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Barnett Sivon & Natter, P.C. He specializes in representing financial institutions before the U.S. Congress and federal regulatory agencies.

Mr. Natter served as deputy chief counsel of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, where his responsibilities included the development and review of all of that agency's regulatory undertakings from 1995 through 2004. At the OCC, Mr. Natter also was responsible for the legal department's securities and corporate practices division, bank structure division and legislative affairs office. The legal department of the OCC's New York and Chicago offices reported directly to Mr. Natter. Prior to the OCC, Mr. Natter served as a senior staffer for eight years on the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and was the Committee's Republican chief counsel from 1989 through 1995. Prior to the Senate, Mr. Natter was a senior counsel at the legal department of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Natter has written extensively on financial services legal and policy issues, and is often asked to speak at financial institution conferences and seminars and cited in the industry's leading publications for his expertise in the financial services field.

Mr. Natter received his undergraduate degree from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. In 1979, he was awarded an LL. M. degree with highest honors from the George Washington University National Law Center. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.

Ray also serves as counsel in the international law firm of Squire Patton Boggs.

E-mail Raymond Natter: rnatter@barnett-sivon.com

 
 
     
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