Elizabeth Warren information

Elizabeth Warren biography

Elizabeth Warren (born Elizabeth Herring  June 22, 1949)  is an American lawyer, law professor and US Senate candidate. She served as assistant to the president and special adviser to the Treasury Secretary for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. She is also the Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where she taught contract law, bankruptcy and commercial law. In the wake of the 2008-2011 financial crisis, she became chairman of the Congressional Oversight Panel established to oversee the U.S. banking rescue plan (formally known as the Relief Program Troubled Asset). It has long been an advocate for the creation of a new Financial Consumer Protection Office , which was created by the reform Dodd-Frank Wall Street and Consumer Protection Act signed into law by President Barack Obama July 21, 2010. As Special Advisor, she worked on the implementation of CFPB.

Journal of May 24, 2010, Time named Warren, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Sheila Bair, chairman and Securities and the "Sheriff of Wall Street News" Change Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro, in a cover story.  The September 17, 2010 he was appointed special adviser to President Obama to oversee the development of the Office of Consumer Protection of financial news. The position includes the responsibility to recommend a director for this new entity. It was chosen for the job, with Obama in place of the meeting, Richard Cordray, subject to congressional approval.

14. September 2011, announced that he would be running the Massachusetts U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Scott Brown.