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Elizabeth Fischmann

Chief Ethics Counsel

Elizabeth Fischmann serves as Chief Ethics Counsel. In this role, she oversees the Office of Ethics Counsel, which certifies the agency’s compliance with relevant federal ethics laws and regulations, promotes accountability and ethical conduct, and helps ensure the success of the NCUA’s ethics programs, including programs designed to prevent harassment and misconduct in the workplace. 

Ms. Fischmann previously served as the Associate General Counsel, Ethics, and Designated Agency Ethics Official for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, administering the HHS-wide ethics program, and supervising the implementation of the HHS ethics program. Her professional experience includes serving as an Associate Counsel at the U.S. Office of Government Ethics and Deputy Counsel for the U.S. Department of the Navy.

Ms. Fischmann attained a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and Maryland Bar.