Donald C. Lampe is a partner in the Financial Services Group in the Washington, D.C. office of
Morrison & Foerster. Mr. Lampe represents banks, finance companies, insurance companies and other financial
service providers on a variety of financial services and bank regulatory matters. He also counsels creditors, loan
servicers, collection agencies and secondary market participants on consumer financial services laws and regulations,
including the Dodd-Frank Act. He represents a range of financial services clients in significant government
investigations and enforcement proceedings, which involve issues of lending, servicing, licensing, governance
Mr. Lampe has been recognized as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of Financial Services Regulation: Consumer
Finance (Compliance) and Banking & Finance by Chambers USA 2013. He was named a North Carolina Super Lawyer for
Banking Law by Law & Politics from 2006-2013, and was recognized by Best Lawyers in America from 2003-2013. He was
also named Charlotte “Lawyer of the Year” for Financial Services Regulation Law by Best Lawyers 2012 and 2013.
Mr. Lampe is currently a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. He
also serves on the Governing Committee of The Conference on Consumer Finance Law and the Board of Advisors of the
UNC School of Law Center for Banking and Finance. Mr. Lampe has previously served as the chair of the American
Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee.
Mr. Lampe received his S.B. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he graduated
Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. degree in from Duke University School of Law, where he was the Administrative
Law Editor of the Duke Law Journal and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council.
- Past Chair, ABA Consumer Financial Services Committee
- Member, Advisory Board, Center for Banking and Finance, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Member, Governing Committee, Conference on Consumer Finance Law