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Daniel P. Stipano

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Daniel P. Stipano is the Deputy Chief Counsel in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). He served as Acting Chief Counsel from October 2004 to August 2005.

As Deputy Chief Counsel, Mr. Stipano supervises the OCC's Enforcement and Compliance, Litigation, Community and Consumer Law, and Administrative and Internal Law Divisions. He also supervises the OCC district counsel staffs in the OCC's Southern and Western Districts.

From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Stipano served as the Director for Enforcement and Compliance in the OCC. In this position, he headed the division that was responsible for taking administrative enforcement actions against national banks and their institution-affiliated parties. From 1989 to 1995, he was an Assistant Director in the Enforcement and Compliance Division, after joining the OCC in 1985 as a staff attorney in the division.

In 1985, Mr. Stipano was a staff attorney at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and, from 1983 to 1985, he was an Associate with the law firm of Jackson and Jessup, P.C., in Arlington, Virginia.

A member of the Virginia State Bar and the American Bar Association, Mr. Stipano also represents the OCC on the Treasury Department's Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group and the National Interagency Bank Fraud Working Group.

Mr. Stipano received his JD degree from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary in 1983. He also received a BA degree, summa cum laude, from Union College in 1980, where he earned Departmental Honors in political science and was elected Phi Beta Kappa.