Charles Gray

Senior Associate General Counsel and Chief of Staff, Legal Division, U.S. Federal Reserve Board

Charles Gray is Senior Associate General Counsel and Chief of Staff of the Legal Division of the Federal Reserve Board. Since joining the Fed in mid-March 2020, he has been actively involved in the emergency response to the COVID-related economic disruption, drawing on crisis-era experience in legal and policy roles he held at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 2006-2016. In his role as Chief of Staff, he is responsible for advising on a wide range of complex supervisory, regulatory, legislative, enforcement and financial stability matters. While at the Fed in 2010, he was detailed to the United States Department of the Treasury, where he served as a policy advisor with respect to the legislative development of the Dodd-Frank Act and its early implementation. He is a graduate of Harvard College (1997) and Harvard Law School (2001). Prior to law school Mr. Gray served as a professional staff member for the Banking and Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. Before joining the Federal Reserve Board, he was Special Counsel in the Financial Institutions Group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.He is a Fellow of several Salzburg Global Seminar sessions.


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