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Natalie R. Williams
Chair of Audit & Governance Committee

Natalie R. Williams is the General Counsel for Responsible Banking and Data at JPMorgan Chase. In that role, she manages the legal team that advises the firm on fair lending, ADA, Elder/Vulnerable, language access and data use, including issues arising from the use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and alternative data. Natalie also serves as Chief Legal Counsel for JPMorgan Intelligent Solutions, the firm’s internal big data analytics group.

Prior to joining the firm, Natalie served as an Assistant Deputy Enforcement Director for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In that role, she supervised a team of lawyers investigating and prosecuting violations of federal consumer financial protection laws. Natalie also was a special counsel to New York State Attorney General for the Obama Administration’s Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group and Chief of the Civil Rights Bureau during the Spitzer Administration. At the Civil Rights Bureau, she brought numerous fair lending, predatory lending, housing discrimination, employment discrimination and racial profiling enforcement actions. In addition, she has served as the Corporate Fair Lending Officer for Citigroup’s Global Consumer Group, an Associate White House Counsel during the Clinton administration, and a law clerk to Justice Sonia Sotomayor when the Justice served on the federal district court. Natalie began her career as an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton, where her practice focused on complex commercial litigation, products liability, international arbitration and securities fraud. Natalie is a graduate of Cornell University and Yale Law School.